Tag Archives: New Mexico

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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Wonders!

By Patty Wilber Disclaimer: This is a mostly horseless blog. All the adults in my family are vaccinated and so my mom, dad and sister came to visit, reinstating the annual 4th of July NM trip!

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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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Packing Project in the Pecos, 6/12/21

By Patty Wilber Last Friday (6/11), a lightning strike started a fire in the Pecos Wilderness, and Saturday, were were planning to pack in supplies for a trail crew… Fortunately, the fire did not grow fast (Rincon Fire: still only … Continue reading

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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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Landscaping around the place

By Patty Wilber Horses generate something like 25 pounds of manure per day. Our composting bins had filled up.  Since I had to use the tractor to open up a bin anyway, I had incentive to get some other dirt … 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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