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…

Hold On

Today Cindy suggested I hold on to Mara’s mane as I walked her over the ice, since she provides four foot traction in case I slip. Great idea and it worked! I held on to Mara’s tail for the same reason as I groomed her while she ate and we enjoyed connecting. Gretchen, an early…

Pal in our Tracks

Mara B and I rode in the snowy back field this afternoon and Bo joined along. However with the significant snow depths Bo let Mara blaze the trail and mostly followed in her tracks, which is not his usual routine! We went slowly, took some rests and savored the dazzling snow and silent surroundings. Mara…

Food & Water

When I pulled into the stable a hay delivery was waiting to be distributed to the paddocks. This provides a great view of the amount of food necessary to feed the horses at River Brink on a continuous basis. Mara B and I had grooming and snack time out back and really enjoyed the gorgeous…