Tag Archives: New Mexico

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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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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The Princess and the Pony (or Grama’s Blog)

By Granny Patty We had not seen our kids or grandkids for quite some time, so what a treat for Granny Patty to have everyone here for a WEEK! Leilani (3 and a half) got off the plane and came … Continue reading

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Outdoors and Indoors

By Patty Wilber Outdoors #1: Last Saturday was the first Back County Horseman training ride of 2021!  Thirteen or so of us went to Galisteo Basin, parked at the Cowboy Cabin, and took the outermost loop, for an 11 mile … Continue reading

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Equilab: How far did I ride?

By Patty Wilber I was trying to figure out what to write about and somehow I got to thinking about how far I rode each day, and then I thought about the free phone app, Equilab… I have not used … Continue reading

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A Polar Vortex Event

By Patty Wilber On Saturday 2/13 in the afternoon, it was 50 degrees F, and I rode Joey and pushed some cows while Heidi rode Lucy so Joey had a mentor (and she practiced other stuff on Lucy). Then, I … Continue reading

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A Pink Flamingo Day

By Patty Wilber On our way home from the 2020 Appaloosa World Show, Shelley said we should stop at a metal art shop.  Good choice!  I bought the Pink Flamingo! (You never need a reason to buy a pink flamingo.) … Continue reading

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Stuff in the Mail (or Email)!

By Patty Wilber Over the past two weeks I have received a few surprise prizes! The first was a gift card to Tractor Supply, a thank-you note, and mileage reimbursement (300 bucks!) from the Pecos Chapter of the Back Country … Continue reading

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