Fresh Snow

Snow had fallen all morning and Mara B was wet and snow covered when we met up this afternoon. The horses around the back paddocks were peaceful, content and seemed to be as delighted with the beautiful white stillness as I was. I brushed the snow off Mara, let her exercise in the indoor arena…

Icicles on Mara B

Our Monday started with snow and falling temperatures and when I arrived to visit Mara this afternoon she was covered in snow and icicles. She was also really full of energy! We started with free time in the indoor arena and she was wild, needing some time to dash around and expend her horsepower. Mara…

Monday Mud

Mara had been on her own over the weekend and had clearly been in the mud. Our outdoor arena ride was also in the mud, we enjoyed the ride but had moist muddy footing. Unfortunately riders are now quite contained, this is not my favorite week of the year. Mud in the pasture paddock was…

Friday Motion

Mara B is showing a clear preference for walking on the hay fields rather than on the cut soybean fields. The ground is freezing up and getting hard, and I’m guessing the hay side is a bit softer and more cushy. We had beautiful clear blue skies to appreciate when we looked up from the…