Horse Sense....

  Ok, today has been totally out there in it’s weirdness. We picked up Sequoia today. On the spur of the moment, I ended up taking a little buddy with me and she was great company. ... Read post
  Ok, so this whole bumps and loss of hair is doing my head in.  But as far as I can tell no one else apart from Caps is suffering from this.  It's ... Read post
  I am so freaking proud of us! Az got on float (4 minutes), travelled well and then got off float with no issues apart from having stood on his rope halter and didn't ... Read post
  Ok, so it's been a bit weird here.   There's been lots of quiet contemplation about Sequoia combined with lots of verbal conversations about her with friends and no matter what ... Read post
  OMFG it's cold. Not only is the fire consistently going but I also have three duvets, 10 pillows and a heater going in my room.  I swear, I have never been this cold. ... Read post
  I've given in and rugged up Ralph. We've had thunderstorms and lightning and there he was just standing there by himself, in the pouring rain, all soggy.   I do believe that I can ... Read post
  I swear, hand on heart, there was a gunshot last night. Apparently, the ducks agreed with me because there was quacking and flapping and, Tarn!  Tarn!  There's a ... Read post
  Guess who didn't want to stay in the paddock by himself last night?     Correct. The welsh menance. Now, in his defence he did call me twice.   The first time he ... Read post
    Explain to me how, when it is cold, wet and muddy can Ralph look like a Rock Star. Seriously, he's a gorgeous caramel and blonde colour...         Never ... Read post
  So, you've heard me say, Won the fight, lost the battle...well, that would be because Caps is now in peak condition hooning up and down hills again inbetween bossing Sequoia round all ... Read post
  You cannot tell me that we don't have Spirit here.  The bottom two water troughs were dry and haven't been refilling for last 4 days so I call Wayne the water tank fix it guy, go ... Read post
    Hey, guess what? Got a phone call today and we have 6 little ones coming on Monday to stay for a while!  And that's where it kind of ends unfortunately, because I can't tell you ... Read post
    And the family's back on Lucerne Hay. Actually, I should have started it a month ago, at Easter but I thought everyone was doing so well on grass that I didn't need to. My bad. I ... Read post
    Caps hip is definitely dislocating itself all the time.   I went into the paddock again this arvo and Hello! it's out again and he was doing this weird ... Read post
  Ok, so Az is teaching me how to be with a horse. It's the oddest thing.  He just decided the other day that I was worth putting the time into so is showing me the proper ... Read post
  Everyone is loving being able to wander round the house.  Especially this morning when everyone (I use that term loosely, Caps) decided to have a bit of a gallop up and down ... Read post
  The Energy's been really weird the last couple of days. Mostly on my side because I'm trying to balance without eating chocolate, which means I'm trying different foods.   However, ... Read post
  Ok, so now we are about to get Cyclone Cook.   Seriously?   I'm making a complaint to the people upstairs about our lack of Summer because even my tan has packed up and ... Read post
  Ok, well a couple of updates on the emotional life of the Kettle herd. Caps is the absolute boss.  He loves not just being part of the family but looking out and ... Read post
  The storm wasn't as bad as expected so apart from some pretty fabulous but mini, thunderstorms it was a bit of a fail. And the horses hated having their rugs on.  They over ... Read post
  Ok, the foals a no go. I love the lady I met, she's super cool.  I love how she works with the horses and what she is trying to achieve.  And she has passion.  I ... Read post
  So, it works out that Sequoia has decided that she does not wish to participate with me while I have decided that I do wish to participate with her. And we have a Mexican ... Read post
  So, it's been a bit of a slow-ish week.   For a start there's been storms and then we kind of just hung out.   Because the Energy's been weird.   There's ... Read post
  Little Jakey, the foals gone home.  He's such a cutie but you know, he wasn't mine.   However, in a round about way this has been a good thing because I need to put my big girl ... Read post
  It is seriously cool here at home! First off, living in a herd is a really different experience for me.  They need more space so pretty much we have 4 huge open paddocks for them to ... Read post
  Well, well, well eh? It worked out that everyone is happy.  Even Ralph.  Actually, Ralph is the most well-behaved mini ever.  There was one slightly iffy moment ... Read post