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Judith and Beauty

By Patty Wilber Beauty (2 yrs old) owned by Melissa Huchton and bred by Judith Huchton, came in mid April and she went home for bit 7/27  because H (owned by me and Judith) is coming home from Cody Crow’s … 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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No Coherent Theme

By Patty Wilber There is no coherent theme for this week, but a lot happened! Penny did goat tying (with no prior practice, ever) with Heidi and they placed! Later they did turn back work for the ropers. They had … 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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Nine Ways to Improve Success with Show Patterns

By Patty Wilber My success in executing patterns correctly has been in decline (with age?) and the reasons are varied, but I need to fix that, so here is a short list of strategies that should apply to all patterns!

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Sydney Stopped By

By Patty Wilber Sydney Brooks was in town, taking a break from researching (on her way to a Ph.D. in Chemistry) ways to make gold particles fold into predetermined shapes.  Yes, really.  This work holds “immense promise for chiroptical sensors … Continue reading

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Memorial Day in the Pecos, 2021

By Patty Wilber Memorial Day weekend in the Pecos is definitely one of the weekends I look forward to.  One year we started out in sun and ended up in a lot of wet stuff.  On that trip, the dead … Continue reading

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LT Does Some Miles

By Patty Wilber LT got the winning number: camping last W to F AND a Back Country Horsemen project Sunday. Siri knew of a quiet camping spot next to Cecilia Creek near the San Pedro Parks Wilderness in the Santa … 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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Back to “normal”

By Patty Wilber Well, the family left last Saturday and Sunday, and the sheer volume of food the eight of us consumed was remarkable.  Feeding eight people instead of two required several extra shopping trips. I am missing the jumble … Continue reading

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