Tag Archives: New Mexico

The Written Directions Adventure

By Patty Wilber In these days of electronic everything, my indefatigable amigas and I did a 10+ mile  ride based on written directions.  I wanted to say “based solely on written directions”, but we are not total risk takers. We … Continue reading

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Home, Home on the Range…or the Arena

By Patty Wilber I was riding a good horse, the view of the open range was laid out like a feast for the eyes and I felt deep sense of peace and connection. Also, since the 30-40 mph wind was … Continue reading

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The Start of Summer in the Middle of Spring

By Patty Wilber Thursday was my last day of in person classes for the Spring term at Central New Mexico Community College. All my face to face Microbiology classes have finals graded and grades posted! I have three more online … Continue reading

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Back Country Horsemen 101, 2022 Version

By Patty Wilber Back Country Horsemen 101 at the Stanley Cyclone Arena was my entertainment last Saturday! (Friday was judging high school rodeo cow horse with Jordyn!)

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Riding in the Wind

By Patty Wilber We had two days of strong winds this week–gusts up to 60 mph they said–but the sun was out and it was over 60F.

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Bringing up Baby

By Patty Wilber My favorite volunteer activity is trail work with the Back Country Horseman, so it stands to reason that the future show ring cow horse ranch horse, Gette (who is one year old), is also expected to become … Continue reading

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Gette’s First Beer Run

By Patty Wilber Last Friday, Deets went home for the weekend, and Gette came home for the weekend. What fun to have her here! On Sunday, before she went back to Christy’s, we took her for a beer run.

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An Afternoon at the Barn

By Patty Wilber After a night of snow, the sun was out and the wind was calm, so the horses took the opportunity to snooze it up in the afternoon (35F).

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Wait…It’s Winter?

By Patty Wilber It had been a mild fall and winter, it is February now, and it is light until nearly 6 pm, so shouldn’t it be warm(ish–like highs in the 40’s or something?) during the day?

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Pony Party

By Patty Wilber Suffragette CD is living with Christy’s colt Gino so the two babies can play and roam on Christy’s ten acres.  I go by about once a week for a play date, and last weekend we had a … Continue reading

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