Category Archives: The Write Horse

Horses Drinking

By Patty Wilber I was watching Lola and Trigger drink, and the both of them were sticking their faces so deep into the water that their nostrils were completely submerged.  Lola was in almost to her eyes!  I thought, “That … Continue reading

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Horse Nerd

By Patty Wilber I have always had some nerdy tendencies, but this weekend really underlined the fact that, yes, I’m a horse nerd.

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Selling Horses

By Patty Wilber Selling horses is not one of the things I generally enjoy, but I have had fun the last few weeks helping Colleen market her horse.

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NMApHC Ranch Trail Clinic, 2024

By Patty Wilber We did our NMApHC Ranch Trail Clinic at the Stanley Cyclone Center last Saturday, and on Sunday the weather was no good.  I sat down at the computer to do a little writing and a spate of … Continue reading

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Spring! 2024!

By Patty Wilber Spring is a season I always like! Daylight Savings has begun in our fair state, and while there are always articles about how terrible setting the clocks forward and back is for everyone, I just cannot agree.  … Continue reading

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Flying Lead Changes

By Patty Wilber When horses lope or canter, one front leg extends farther than the other and that is the “lead” they are on.  The horse below is on the right lead, and is going to the right. That is … Continue reading

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NMBHA Training Show, part 2.

By Patty Wilber Team Wilber had a really nice time at the New Mexico Buckskin Horse Association Training Show, Part 2!

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We got a new dog!

By Patty Wilber Our two dogs are 10 (Coulson) and 11 (Lani), and Jim retired 2/29, so we thought, what the heck, let’s get a new dog…

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The NMApHC Rope Clinic

By Patty Wilber Last weekend (2-17-24) The NMApHC put on a clinic to help folks improve their rope-handling skills for ranch horse classes.

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The Running Martingale

By Patty Wilber Three weeks ago, I discussed the German martingale.  This week’s topic is the running martingale, which I actually wrote about once already, calling it a training fork, but that was in 2018…so I guess I can repeat … Continue reading

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