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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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2021 in Review and Happy New Year

By Patty Wilber Two thousand twenty one was not a bad year. We had 19 head that came through here. Six were colt starts, which I do still like, And eight went a showing, (and Jim brought his bike).

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How to Take Adequate Christmas Hat Pictures of Horses with Your Phone

By Patty Wilber Here are a couple of tips for Christmas Hat pictures, which, as we will see, I apparently don’t follow all that well.

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The first little bit.

By Patty Wilber After the huge excitement of the World Show, I am back at it and have a new colt start to keep me on my toes. When I am ready to get on for the first time, I … Continue reading

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Green Chile Show and then a LOT of rain

By Patty Wilber Maddie and Leo decided to go to a show!  They did the senior 4H events at the Green Chile Classic sponsored by the NM Paint Horse Club.  They showed in every event from ranch to western to … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Lost Keys

By Patty Wilber Last Fall, Amber lost her keys sometime around when she shot her elk, so we figured we would ride out there (Cruces Basin Wilderness Area) and try to find them. It was about a 10 mile round … Continue reading

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Let’s go to a show!

By Patty Wilber Last weekend was the NM Buckskin Horse Association’s Ranch Show.  As usual, it was fun! Also a treat for me since all three of my mares (LT, Penny and Lucy) got to go AND I unexpectedly got … Continue reading

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Making Progress!

By Patty Wilber This horse was having an issue or two with pain, and ejecting his riders. His, mom, Nancy, did a great job getting him evaluated and realigned, and once that was addressed, he came here. Landon has been at … Continue reading

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Five Days in Colorado

By Patty Wilber I just spent five days training at No Where But Up Performance Horses with Cody Crow, Garret Ashby and Emily Dahl. I stayed with Emily and Kara (so I literally spent five days at the barn). I … Continue reading

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