Tag Archives: land

What to do with all this poo?

By Patty Wilber Well, it is still January, and unsurprisingly, it is still cold (whine), but this obviously has had no bearing on the manure producing ability of our equines. Man, it is a lot of poo.  So, I have … Continue reading

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Skating Rink, Pond, or Arena?

By Patty Wilber On Thanksgiving, we left for the airport at 4 in the morning in a snowstorm and used four wheel drive all the way there!  A very unusual occurrence.  Our plane got de-iced and we took off pretty … Continue reading

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My Practical Trail Clinic

By Patty Wilber This past weekend I gave my first (annual?!) Practical Trail Clinic at the Trout Stalker Ranch in Chama, NM. What a great location!  Thanks for hosting! Wow! It was a lot of fun and we hope to … Continue reading

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A Lovely Wet Spring

By Patty Wilber (If you missed the post above this, Saving Benjy, By Doranna, I encourage you to get a tissue and have a read.) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We have had a decent snow pack and a wet spring, so far! The … Continue reading

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Box (trail) and a Little Ox (canyon), 2019

By Patty Wilber Last weekend was our first official Back Country Horsemen, Pecos Chapter, work project of the year: Box Trail to Ox Canyon Trail in the Manzano Mountains. Amber was the project lead and she packed the tools, so … Continue reading

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Three Forests, One Week

By Patty Wilber Three forests, six horses, one week! Last Monday, we returned from our hunting trip in the Carson National Forest in the Cruces Basin Wilderness.  Indy and Cometa went on that.  It was Indy’s first hunting trip and … Continue reading

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Camp Wilberry

By Patty Wilber Jim had an elk tag and I have a license that I can use for grouse, so we took Indy and Cometa and went to the Cruces Basin to try our luck. This year it was Camp … Continue reading

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Drought, No Doubt

By Patty Wilber Check out Chapter Three of Callie’s Star! ************ I had a diverse week. On Sunday, we did drill team at 4 Winds Equestrian Center.  We are getting better! And it is fun. Atti was supposed to participate, … Continue reading

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Atti goes Glamping or Trip Advisor: Gillespie Ranch

By Patty Wilber Our 6th annual spring trip was a blast. Last year we camped.  This year we glamped! Mary Ann, Siri and I travelled in Siri’s Big Ass Trailer (the BAT–with fabulous living quarters) to the Gillespie Ranch near … Continue reading

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Box Trail, Manzano Mountains, March 2018

By Patty Wilber From last week: an astute epidemiologist and a disease ecologist that read the blog noted that since horses are dead end hosts for West Nile Virus, they cannot reinfect mosquitoes. Only birds can do that. Thus, vaccinating … Continue reading

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