Today, we mark it in the calendar: Jake finally got a halter and a lead rope on Max. As spring slipped into summer, Jake got busy with mowing and various odd jobs so we didn’t make a lot of progress with Max. He was gentle enough, but just wasn’t much on being handled unless you were feeding him. We were kind of stumped.
Enter Wild Horse Ministries. They were in our area last week so we went to enjoy...
After much discussion and deliberation (and watching a Disney movie), we finally decided on a new name for our horse!
It’s not Double Stuff and it’s not Samson . . . think about the horse in the newest Disney movie on DVD, think about what a mess our horses mane is and the name of that movie . . .
The Great Adventure: Day Four from Nancy Carter on Vimeo.
Like the Disney horse,...
Guess what we saw when we looked out the door this afternoon?
It looks like these two are set to be good friends.
Jake said that feeding them went really well. He continues to work on building trust and just being able to touch him gently as he eats.
We’re very pleased that the new horse respects the electric fence and hasn’t made any attempts to get out.
It’s been another good...
Most of the time when a family adopts an animal, it’s smaller than you. Even though our English Mastiff was a little smaller than my husband or I when we got her. But when you adopt a 4 year old horse, you are starting out with a mighty powerful creature . . . and that can (wisely) give you cause for pause.
We’ve had horses for about 6 or 7 years now, but fortunately for us, all of them except for one...
Something has been missing in our pasture since Billy’s been gone. As much as we love the visiting horses and Baab, we still wanted another horse to call our own.
We looked in the classifieds and online, but none of those horses seemed quite right. Finally another horse-loving homeschool family posted a message about a FREE HORSE on our group’s message board. It said:
We have a 4 year old gelding, a...