Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Resolution Opportunity

According to the 2014 calendar that I just unwrapped, the first new moon of the year falls on New Year’s Day.  The new moon is often considered the beginning of the moon’s cycle and is regarded as a good time … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirations

Conversations about Working Ponies

The day was bookended by phone calls about working ponies.  It was interesting to see how Fell Ponies came up in conversation.  In both cases I got new perspectives on the breed. Both callers were from the southeastern United States … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Ponies, Work Ponies

Visiting Darry

Most of the ponies I breed and sell end up a long way from home, so I depend on their owners to stay in touch to let me know how they are doing.  When a business errand took us within … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Ponies

“Slow Down Your Molecules”

I pushed all morning to get the last of the holiday gifts ready for shipping then rushed to the mailbox just before the carrier was due to arrive and deposited them so they could begin their journey.  My adrenaline was … Continue reading

Posted in Natural Horsemanship, Uncategorized

Torrin Notes a Change

It was a day to get reacquainted with my ponies.  Two long days of business meetings followed nearly a week of extremely frigid weather.  I felt like it had been ages since I’d been able to do more than throw … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirations, Natural Horsemanship, Partnered Pony (TM)

Zero Degrees and A Foot of Snow

The photograph here was taken yesterday afternoon after we’d received a foot of new snow.  While the sun had come out, it lacked much warmth, as the clear skies brought extremely cold air:  it was zero degrees Fahrenheit.  It’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Fell Ponies, Inspirations