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August 17, 2013

Mares and Foals

Every day the mare band comes up to my house with all the fat mamas and the curious springy legged fouls.  The mares take turns rubbing their rumps on the post, and the little ones line up at the fence looking over the dogs or me.

In the background, is a field of green, as such as has not been seen for a long time.  Its has made their coats shinny and slick and their eyes bright.  It has put a

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March 17, 2011

Working Mares

Every winter I expect the work load to slow down a bit and be able to get to things that I didn’t have time to do such as get some young horses started.  Here it is mid March and I am finally getting around to those horses.  For about a week now Nick and I have been catching our four year old mares every evening and working with them in the round pen.  They are both very mild tempered horses and have taken

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