Tag Archives: adventures

Rhino horn trimming! In South Africa!

By Patty Wilber We were ready in the safari trucks as the 007 Vet (Dr. Gerhardus Scheepers) stepped into the helicopter with the dart gun loaded with tranquilizer.

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Challenging Show and the Scoop on Lucy

By Patty Wilber It did rain all day at the show last Saturday!  It feels like the tropics instead of the desert around here! All the outdoor classes DID have to come indoors, which did lengthen the show considerably.  To … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

This One Might be Trouble

By Patty Wilber Last Saturday Lucy (the perfect) packed supplies for a trail crew working in the Pecos Wilderness.

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on This One Might be Trouble

Whirlwind Trip to Canada

By Patty Wilber A few weeks before our planned trip to Canada, we both got mild cases of Covid. I had been testing negative for over a week and Jim tested negative a few days before we left, using an … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , | Comments Off on Whirlwind Trip to Canada

Teaching Stuff to Horses

By Patty Wilber This past week I had a mild case of Covid, which mainly consisted of me feeling very tired, sleeping a lot more than usual, and riding fewer horses.  But it did give me some time to ponder.

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Teaching Stuff to Horses

Gette’s first show and LT’s first show in a long time

By Patty Wilber First off, I am trying to write, and bugs, especially flies, keep landing on my computer screen and it is driving me nuts. Then, when I try to swat them, I am unsuccessful about 90% of the … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

The Clip

By Patty Wilber We got a lot of rain these last few weeks and so I was using the tractor to move dirt, that got relocated by run off, back to places it came from. Except I broke the tractor!  … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on The Clip

Mills Rim Campground

By Patty Wilber About an hour eastish from Wagon Mound, NM, is a little (6 sites) campground on the rim of Mills Canyon, above the Canadian River.  It is about six miles in on a gravel road. It is in … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Back to “Normal”

By Patty Wilber May was a little crazy with our gone every weekend (Delaware, Hawaii, Horse Show, Illinois) schedule.  This week, we are getting back to “normal”.

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Horse Keeping in Hawaii

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

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Horse Keeping in Hawaii