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About BlogPatty

Here's the skinny: I have a thing for horses. They make sense to me. I have a small horse training business (it's a "boutique" training business, not because it's super fancy, but because the horses get a lot of personal attention). I also go by Dr. Wilber, and teach biology full-time at a Central New Mexico Community college.

First Show of the Year Coming Up!

By Patty Wilber The New Mexico Buckskin Horse Association banquet for 2022 was last weekend and Heidi and Penny won Youth Buckskin Rookie of the Year and High Point Buckskin Youth, taking home $400 and a buckle.  She also won … Continue reading

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Drips off the roof are SOOOO fascinating!

By Patty Wilber We had sun melting some snow off the roof of the barn, and Gette, being Gette, noticed.

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A Ride in the Chiricahua National Monument

By Patty Wilber A couple months ago, the Shuert’s and us decided to head to Arizona for five days of mid-winter warmth.  Of course, it turned out we had two good days, one cold rainy touristy day where we drove … Continue reading

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Teaching Gette to Have Her Face Trimmed

By Patty Wilber Suffragette CD (“Gette”, pronounced “Jet”) likes to be involved in EVERY thing and seems to fear very little. Except the clippers on her face.

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Ramping Back Up

By Patty Wilber Tuesday, January third, was supposed to be the start of my riding outside horses again, but the weather thought something else.

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Farewell 2022

By Patty Wilber Last year has packed up and is heading away, The next won’t be cold-backed, we fervently pray. Here’s a review of a few adventures we had Many were lovely and some were quite sad.

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Merry Christmas (hats) 2022

By Patty Wilber The only big, creative Christmas Hat break through I managed was to cut slits in one of my Santa hats so the horse’s ears could poke out. I had planned to at least cut all four hats … Continue reading

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Dashing through the Snow

By Patty Wilber Saturday and Sunday of last weekend were beautiful and I did not take advantage of the great weather as I wore myself out on Friday enjoying Colleen and her new horse and going to our Back Country … Continue reading

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Gette gets Saddled!

By Patty Wilber This was the last week of school before winter break, so I did spend a fair amount of time on that! I also saddled Gette for the first time.  I over estimated her zeal for being a … Continue reading

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Home for the Holiday!

By Patty Wilber On Thanksgiving Day, the grand daughters (and their mom, Maegan and dad, Rick) flew with us to California where we met up with our son Mark and his wife Erika and the rest of my immediate family! … Continue reading

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