Tag Archives: Duncan

The Fine Art of Manure Landscaping

posted on Wednesday I love my new barn. I especially love my new barn on nights when I’m settling down to sleep and I suddenly think the dreaded thought: Did I close the hay stall door? And then I pad … Continue reading

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O Mighty DuncanHorse

posted on Friday Duncan had a good day today.  For the first time in years…okay, in ever…he and I are casually close to some rugged trails. Today, thanks to a nearby horsie friend, I had an introduction to same–ditches and … Continue reading

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Note to DuncanHorse: It’s Still Winter

posted on Wednesday Except that yes, the days are getting longer…and DuncanHorse knows it. So what’s he do, as the wet snow continues to roll in and, these past two nights, as the temps flirt with zero F? Why, yes. … Continue reading

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In Which Duncan Horse has a Noble Tantrum

posted on Monday In recent days here at home… Duncan Horse: My paddock is too small. It is too muddy. It is too icy. It is NOT RIGHT. Mind you, it’s a paddock of quite a decent size, plenty of … Continue reading

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What was I Saying About the Horse in the Cold Wet Dark?

The Monday Post And the rain turned to heavy snow… What was I saying about horses in the wet cold dark? About the stupid? Well, there’s the flip side of the coin. When the horse has to deal with Human … Continue reading

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Horses do Stupid Things in the Wet Cold Dark

The Wednesday Post Duncan wouldn’t want me to give away his little secret, but it’s true. Take an ordinarily clever–nay (if  I may pun)–stupendously intelligent horse, and give him a nice dry barn.   Even a modest little shedrow barn. … Continue reading

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Desperation, the Mother of Invention

It just came time to move the feed barrels out of the barn, yes it did. Due to certain logistics of the property, the barn set-up has always been untenable. Every possible factor added up to the certainty that the … Continue reading

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