Tag Archives: The Write Horse

I think that was my last show of 2023!

By Patty Wilber Last weekend, the New Mexico Buckskin Horse Association and the New Mexico Appaloosa Horse Club sponsored the Fall Finale, which was the last official show of 2023 for both clubs. I was planning on one more show … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on I think that was my last show of 2023!

The Fall Shed

By Patty Wilber We are probably all familiar with horses shedding in the spring.  Equines also undergo a shed in the fall to allow the growth of their winter coats.

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Streptococcus equi

By Patty Wilber A while back, I sent a horse home with lethargy, a snotty nose, and swollen lymph nodes.  Some of those nodes eventually burst and drained (gross), and that is typical of the disease, strangles.  Strangles killed the … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

How Does Jet Skiing Compare to Horseback Riding?

By Patty Wilber We got back from Sweden, but I guess we were not done vacationing, so we were home for four days, in which I rode…including 9 miles starting on Road Noise, a trail head about 3 miles from … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on How Does Jet Skiing Compare to Horseback Riding?

Quick Trip to Sweden!

By Patty Wilber We had a really nice trip to Stockholm, Sweden! It’s a bit of a long flight! We flew from Albuquerque to Denver to Munich to Stockholm!

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , | Comments Off on Quick Trip to Sweden!

NM Paint Horse Show with Faith M.

By Patty Wilber One of the fun things about horse training, in addition to working with horses in training, is teaching the riders ways to best help their mounts. This past weekend, I got to coach Faith at the NM … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on NM Paint Horse Show with Faith M.

Group Trail Ride with a Young Horse

By Patty Wilber Well, after recalling that Penny was out in the mountains as a two year old, I figured Gette might as well start her group riding mountain career as a two year old, as well. Three big things … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Penny has 14 years as a Back Country Horse!

By Patty Wilber Penny is 16 this year.  She did her first Back County Horseman trip when she was two.  She was ponied part of the time and ridden part of the time! That means she has been been a … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The Land of the Two Year Olds

By Patty Wilber The Land of the Two Year Olds is actually not a very good title, because one two year old went home to recover from a respiratory thing, and another horse I want to talk about is five…but … Continue reading

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in The Write Horse | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments