Monthly Archives: July 2011

Monsoon Moisture

Today I got drenched doing the pony shuffle. I had tied the three ponies with full stomachs to the trailer and had unloaded Restar Mountain Shelley III and Willowtrail Spring Maiden into the pasture. Bowthorne Matty had warned me that … Continue reading

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So Wrapped Up

In The Soul of a Horse:  Life Lessons from the Herd, author Joe Camp describes taking his horse Cash to a clinic to do a demonstration.  Joe was uncomfortable putting his abilities on display, but he felt he must comply … Continue reading

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The Pony Shuffle

Now that the summer pasture is ready for ponies, I have begun the pony shuffle.  The pasture is so rich that I only let the ponies on the fresh grass for 2-3 hours at a time during the first week, … Continue reading

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