Category Archives: Inspirations

Thoughts that keep me motivated

Creative Expression

I have had four stallions here and many more colts and geldings.  Only one has expressed himself in this way.  It’s of course because we have snow-covered ground several months of the year that I’m able to witness it. My … Continue reading

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Happier at 32 (Freezing)?

After feeding the ponies, I was shaking my head, asking myself, are they happier at thirty two degrees (Fahrenheit) now?  After a few days of well below zero Fahrenheit, we were back to just freezing temperatures.  Normally the ponies would … Continue reading

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A Foot of Snow Then Twenty-One Below

I was glad that the walking was easier because it was so much colder.  A foot of fresh snow the previous morning had made early feeding a slog.  The temperature then was just three below (-19 Celsius).  Now it was … Continue reading

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Thankful for Ponies 2016

Part I This November I am thankful Once again for my pony herd. It’s amazing the wisdom they have to share Without ever uttering a word. Sometimes things get tumultuous here From weather or work or whatever. And while the … Continue reading

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Between Dawn and Sunrise

My husband’s ideal wake-up time is 4:30am, but since I’m not coherent then, we usually compromise on a somewhat later start.  During his hunting season, though, the days started more to his liking.  I’ve learned to have a routine I … Continue reading

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Fall is for Pony Lovers

Fall has been my favorite season for as long as I can remember.  Perhaps that’s because my birthday falls within the season, but I suspect it has more to do with other things that I love about autumn.  And since … Continue reading

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A Story That Speaks Pony But Isn’t

I have only owned ponies, never horses, mules, or donkeys, so I rely on others to tell me if and how ponies are different.  Often it seems that ponies are indeed unique.  Other times, not so much.  A story I … Continue reading

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