Category Archives: The Write Horse
By Patty Wilber Last weekend, the New Mexico Buckskin Horse Association and the New Mexico Appaloosa Horse Club sponsored the Fall Finale, which was the last official show of 2023 for both clubs. I was planning on one more show … Continue reading
By Patty Wilber We are probably all familiar with horses shedding in the spring. Equines also undergo a shed in the fall to allow the growth of their winter coats.
By Patty Wilber A while back, I sent a horse home with lethargy, a snotty nose, and swollen lymph nodes. Some of those nodes eventually burst and drained (gross), and that is typical of the disease, strangles. Strangles killed the … Continue reading
By Patty Wilber We got back from Sweden, but I guess we were not done vacationing, so we were home for four days, in which I rode…including 9 miles starting on Road Noise, a trail head about 3 miles from … Continue reading
By Patty Wilber We had a really nice trip to Stockholm, Sweden! It’s a bit of a long flight! We flew from Albuquerque to Denver to Munich to Stockholm!
By Patty Wilber One of the fun things about horse training, in addition to working with horses in training, is teaching the riders ways to best help their mounts. This past weekend, I got to coach Faith at the NM … Continue reading
By Patty Wilber Well, after recalling that Penny was out in the mountains as a two year old, I figured Gette might as well start her group riding mountain career as a two year old, as well. Three big things … Continue reading
By Patty Wilber Penny is 16 this year. She did her first Back County Horseman trip when she was two. She was ponied part of the time and ridden part of the time! That means she has been been a … Continue reading
By Patty Wilber The Land of the Two Year Olds is actually not a very good title, because one two year old went home to recover from a respiratory thing, and another horse I want to talk about is five…but … Continue reading