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The first little bit.

By Patty Wilber After the huge excitement of the World Show, I am back at it and have a new colt start to keep me on my toes. When I am ready to get on for the first time, I … Continue reading

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Home from The Appaloosa World Show

By Patty Wilber We made it home from the World show safe and sound and we made top ten in four events. I had hoped to make top five in a few, but over all I was really pleased with … Continue reading

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Going to The Appaloosa World Show

By Patty Wilber We are heading out at 3:45 am Thursday morning instead of the more civilized 6 am, because Princess Lucy (Qwhizenart, in case you did not know her registered name) needs a little body work in Amarillo with … Continue reading

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Holiday of Fun Winter Fiesta Show Series

By Patty Wilber Last weekend, I was lucky enough to judge the first show of the Holiday of Fun Winter Fiesta Show Series which is being put on by Lia Jessen at Forever West Performance Horses.

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Allergic to wool?

By Patty Wilber Lucy had become something of a tail swisher, but I finally got it calmed down with regular chiropractic work. Yay!

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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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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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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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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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