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Horse Keeping in Hawaii

By Patty Wilber I spent the last week on Oahu, Hawaii, visiting family.

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The Written Directions Adventure

By Patty Wilber In these days of electronic everything, my indefatigable amigas and I did a 10+ mile  ride based on written directions.  I wanted to say “based solely on written directions”, but we are not total risk takers. We … Continue reading

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Home, Home on the Range…or the Arena

By Patty Wilber I was riding a good horse, the view of the open range was laid out like a feast for the eyes and I felt deep sense of peace and connection. Also, since the 30-40 mph wind was … Continue reading

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The Start of Summer in the Middle of Spring

By Patty Wilber Thursday was my last day of in person classes for the Spring term at Central New Mexico Community College. All my face to face Microbiology classes have finals graded and grades posted! I have three more online … Continue reading

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Back Country Horsemen 101, 2022 Version

By Patty Wilber Back Country Horsemen 101 at the Stanley Cyclone Arena was my entertainment last Saturday! (Friday was judging high school rodeo cow horse with Jordyn!)

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Bringing up Baby

By Patty Wilber My favorite volunteer activity is trail work with the Back Country Horseman, so it stands to reason that the future show ring cow horse ranch horse, Gette (who is one year old), is also expected to become … Continue reading

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Gette’s First Beer Run

By Patty Wilber Last Friday, Deets went home for the weekend, and Gette came home for the weekend. What fun to have her here! On Sunday, before she went back to Christy’s, we took her for a beer run.

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An Afternoon at the Barn

By Patty Wilber After a night of snow, the sun was out and the wind was calm, so the horses took the opportunity to snooze it up in the afternoon (35F).

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Smashing…success?

By Patty Wilber Last weekend was the first New Mexico Buckskin Horse Association all breed training show of the year!  (The next one is March 6th). Of course I wanted to go and take a few horses, but the 2004 … Continue reading

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Wait…It’s Winter?

By Patty Wilber It had been a mild fall and winter, it is February now, and it is light until nearly 6 pm, so shouldn’t it be warm(ish–like highs in the 40’s or something?) during the day?

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