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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

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This One Might be Trouble

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

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Heidi and Penny at the 4H Santa Fe County Fair!

By Patty Wilber Heidi, for the first time, decided to enter Penny in every horse class at the Santa Fe County 4H show!  This meant her first time at Showmanship at Halter and her first time going English!

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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.

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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

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Getting Gette Ready for In Hand Trail

By Patty Wilber The Pecos Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen finally got a trail project under its belt last weekend.  We had been shut out of forests, along with everyone else, because of the very dry conditions and the … Continue reading

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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

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Dump the Equine Sports Boots?

By Patty Wilber Lucy mildly strained some tendons in her left front leg. They seem to be pain free now, but I am giving her a month or so off.  That got me interested in looking at equine sports boot … Continue reading

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Gette and the LP Gene

By Patty Wilber One of the fun features of the Appaloosa breed is the fact that the coat color can really change over time due to the progressive depigmenting effects of the LP gene, which can result in a coat … 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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