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P-Squared

By Patty Wilber I see my friend Patty S. for fun things, for Back Country Horsemen, and this year for New Mexico Buckskin Horse Association shows as well. Patty spells her first name just like I do (Patty) which is … Continue reading

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The Lp Gene in Gette, 2024

By Patty Wilber The Lp gene occurs in Appaloosa horses as well as a number of other breeds.  Lp stands for “leopard”, which is a horse that is white all over, with spots. The name of the Lp gene is … Continue reading

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Gette’s First Work Project

By Patty Wilber Gette is three this year and she was ponied over a lot of country as a yearling and ridden on our steep and rocky trails and with friends on local trails as a two-year-old, but this was … Continue reading

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Christy Rocks the Heritage Class for Appaloosas

By Patty Wilber My friend Christy just wowed the Mountains and Plains Appaloosa show with her innovative and amazing Heritage Class entry.

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Camping at Fort Stanton

By Patty Wilber Me and three friends went horse camping at Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area April 23-25. I haven’t been there since…a long time! I am here to tell you it is a fine place for horse … Continue reading

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Horse Nerd

By Patty Wilber I have always had some nerdy tendencies, but this weekend really underlined the fact that, yes, I’m a horse nerd.

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Selling Horses

By Patty Wilber Selling horses is not one of the things I generally enjoy, but I have had fun the last few weeks helping Colleen market her horse.

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NMApHC Ranch Trail Clinic, 2024

By Patty Wilber We did our NMApHC Ranch Trail Clinic at the Stanley Cyclone Center last Saturday, and on Sunday the weather was no good.  I sat down at the computer to do a little writing and a spate of … Continue reading

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Spring! 2024!

By Patty Wilber Spring is a season I always like! Daylight Savings has begun in our fair state, and while there are always articles about how terrible setting the clocks forward and back is for everyone, I just cannot agree.  … Continue reading

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Flying Lead Changes

By Patty Wilber When horses lope or canter, one front leg extends farther than the other and that is the “lead” they are on.  The horse below is on the right lead, and is going to the right. That is … Continue reading

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