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Packing in a trail crew…or not.

By Patty Wilber The plan was to meet at Jack’s Creek at 9 am on 7/26 so members of the Pecos Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen could pack an ACE (American Conservation Experience) crew in about nine miles to … Continue reading

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Selling a Horse, for real.

By Patty Wilber One of the things that many horse trainers do is facilitate the sale of horses.  While I have sold some horses, this has never been a big strength of mine, so when it became clear Judith needed … Continue reading

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Appaloosa Youth World with Heidi and Lucy

By Patty Wilber Lucy (Qwhizenart, bred by Connie Hunter) has been a fabulous horse to own and train, and Heidi has been a really good student, so I made a deal with Heidi.  She could borrow Lucy (she is officially … Continue reading

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Luna and Beauty go to town

By Patty Wilber Last weekend was the first show for Colleen and Luna, and for Beauty.  Beauty and Luna both prefer a predictable routine, so we knew going to the show would not be a simple day for them.

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Training Plateaus and I am Done with Radiation!

By Patty Wilber I finished my 20 radiation treatments on Wednesday!  My photon-fried skin should start feeling better in a few more days.  The electron bombarded site seems less upset. The radiation folks were really nice, but I am not … Continue reading

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Challenges in a retraining project

By Patty Wilber I have a six year old gelding, named Five, that came in as a retrain about seven weeks ago.  He was said to have come off a feedlot and while he was demonstrated at a walk, trot, … Continue reading

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Back Country Horseman Memorial Day Weekend 2023

By Patty Wilber The Pecos Chapter of the Back Country Horseman camped at the Panchuela Administrative site and rode out from there to work on Windsor Trail 254, Windsor Ridge (271) and Cave Creek (288). Kevin, on foot, (yes, we … Continue reading

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Why I pony

By Patty Wilber I like to ride in the back country and I like to pack, so I need horses that will pony. In truth, I guess I don’t actually love packing, but it is useful to have horses that … Continue reading

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Double Adventure!

By Patty Wilber On Mother’s Day, Jim, Richard and me did a a little 13 mile round-trip jaunt in the Sandia Mountains, almost to South Peak, for Back Country Horsemen.  We transported some of the water (there are no good … Continue reading

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Rip gets some points

By Patty Wilber My last hurrah with Rip (at the NM Buckskin/NM Appaloosa show) was fun! (He has been for sale, and he did get sold.   He will be moving east as soon as shipping is arranged.) Rip is a … Continue reading

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