Tag Archives: The Write Horse

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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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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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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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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