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A Trip to Rio Rancho Verde in Arizona

 By Patty Wilber Last weekend we went to Rio Rancho Verde, a horse camp, in Scottsdale, Arizona with some friends. The facility was all it was cracked up to be, and unlike our trip to the Cold Bore Ranch, last … Continue reading

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Riding in San Lorenzo Canyon, NM

By Patty Wilber Jim and I decided to take Penny and Cometa to San Lorenzo Canyon on New Year’s Eve to do a little riding and rockhounding from horseback.  Penny had not been ridden since our hunt in October because … Continue reading

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Maybe just a little whining and then some good news!

By Patty Wilber Over the course of the two rounds of chemo that I have been doing since October, 2022, I have held up decently, and no one side effect has been unmanageable, but after all these months of little … Continue reading

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A Ride in the Chiricahua National Monument

By Patty Wilber A couple months ago, the Shuert’s and us decided to head to Arizona for five days of mid-winter warmth.  Of course, it turned out we had two good days, one cold rainy touristy day where we drove … Continue reading

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Farewell 2022

By Patty Wilber Last year has packed up and is heading away, The next won’t be cold-backed, we fervently pray. Here’s a review of a few adventures we had Many were lovely and some were quite sad.

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Merry Christmas (hats) 2022

By Patty Wilber The only big, creative Christmas Hat break through I managed was to cut slits in one of my Santa hats so the horse’s ears could poke out. I had planned to at least cut all four hats … Continue reading

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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

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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”.

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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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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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