Author Archives: BlogPatty

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.

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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Grand Daughters Make Everything Better!

By Patty Wilber Nasty Chemo #4, which I did Nov. 17th, was, as promised, quite fatigue inducing! My legs sometimes feel like rubber! Instead of Triscuits, this week my carbs of choice have been Kraft Macaroni and Cheese with tuna … Continue reading

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This Week was Amazing!

By Patty Wilber Nasty¬† Chemo Treatment 3 was Nov 3rd and by Nov. 5th I was feeling pretty puny. And whiny. Just ask Jim. I left the blog to the 10th and was too tired by evening to get it … Continue reading

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Learning to Allow the Lull

By Patty Wilber I enjoy having jam packed days most of the time, but I am finding it is not workable for me to go full tilt while on Chemo. (Duh, right? But I had to try!).

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But I wanna be a big horse!

By Patty Wilber I was not going to have Gette shipped from Thunderstruck Ranch in Canada to NM until midsummer 2023, but Christy wanted to get her colt, Gino, down here sooner, so we ended up getting them in Dec. … Continue reading

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