Archive for the ‘Barn tales’ Category

Hurry up and wait

Jan
2014
29

posted by on Barn tales

Its been too frozen to ride. The ground is covered in snow and beneath that the ground is frozen. I had a glimmer of hope yesterday when it got above 32 and the snow in my backyard melted. Of course its colder at the barn so …no melt. Were supposed to get another inch tonight […]

Old man winter

Jan
2014
23

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel

It snowed again the other day. About 6 inches at home stuck and about 8 inches at the barn. It has been very cold out, highs in the low 20’s or teens and wind chill factors making it feel at times below zero. Which of course means that the ground’s covered in snow, under the […]

The good one

Jan
2014
21

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, OTTB

It was Circe’s turn to get clipped. I had done Jezebel the day before and was really happy with how successful it was. Circe is a pretty fuzzy and furry horse. The plan was to give her a little relief when it came to getting too heated up and to shorten the time frame it […]

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I know how to barrel race… sorta. I was taught how when i was just barely a teenager. I can do a clover hitch pattern and i always knock my barrels down when entering a ring to just ride on the flat. Its a habit or rather a custom i was taught. I’m sure i […]

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I got this from Lauren from She Moved to Texas. I loved the idea and I really love seeing everyones barns and horse living spaces! So here’s mine… Number One: A view of the barn. We actually have two barns the main barn and the upper barn. The main barn has 10 stalls, the wash […]

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel

I did get sick, even though i willed myself not to, yeah that didn’t work. I think its the plague or maybe the bird flu. I’ve been home in bed unable to see the girls for days and really unable to do much of anything but lay in  bed in a stupor and read Facebook […]

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel

When I got up it was zero degrees out. ZERO. Zero’s not even funny, as a friend of mine says. One is funny but zero? Zero is nothing. With the wind-chill factor according to my weather app it felt like -17 yep, thats with a negative in front of it. My god. Around noon i […]

Gooooooal!

Jan
2014
06

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel

This should probably be an actual page not a post. Yanno so i can look at it all the time with it starring me back in the face every time I see my site, for motivation. Not that I need a ton, im a self motivated person. I’ve been a freelancer for the last 12 […]

posted by on Barn tales, Off Farm

Sunday is my regular day with my trainer, its the day she works with both horses, yanno providing the weather agrees. Today it did not. Everything was still, snowy, frozen and for a little added bonus we had off and on again freezing rain. Training was canceled, well try again mid week. Sunday is also […]

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel

When I got the the barn it was all covered in a soft white layer of fluffy snow. It looked beautiful but I know better it was cold out there. My car temperature gage read 23 degrees. Thats cold for this Southern California girl. I was prepared, I had all the clothes on. I thought […]