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The Morning The Horses Disappeared

Posted in Family, and Homesteading

In the pre-dawn hours of Saturday morning, I heard the thundering hoof beats of our horses. This isn’t abnormal, so I fell back to sleep as it wasn’t time to feed them yet. As the sun began to peak over the mountains painting the sky in shades of pink and orange, I crawled out of bed still tired from a less than restful night’s slumber. After feeding the dogs, I opened the door to let them out and was puzzled when I didn’t hear my normal morning greeting from the horses. I looked out, and they were nowhere to be…

Rain + Dirt = Muddy Horses

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

While we were at the cabin, we received a lot of rain which was great as it was way to dry up there, and the rain was seriously needed. At first, we thought the horses may have a hard time settling into their new location, but they took to it fairly quickly. They loved being able to hear the horses at the neighbor’s place, and the bigger place to run was immediately tried out. In fact, they were so engrossed in the new place that, for the first couple of days, they didn’t immediately come when I brought their food…