Clipping Begins

Clipping Begins

Cino had the honors of kicking off my annual body clipping marathon yesterday. Since I’ve never clipped him before I didn’t know what to expect. Actually, since he’s pretty perfect about most things I was expecting him to be polite and cooperative...
Vaccination Day, Part 1

Vaccination Day, Part 1

Yesterday was Vaccination Day, Part 1. We vaccinated all of the horses on the front half of the farm. We decided to make sure the day got off to the worst start possible by vaccinating Timbit first. Last year vaccinating Timbit was largely a non-event. I clicker...
Marathon

Marathon

Was it really just a month ago that Jason and I were only working 10 hour days and talking about how quiet things were? That conversation feels like a distant memory. Our most recent conversation on the topic was very different. Jason made the comment that it felt...
More Shopping for Oscar

More Shopping for Oscar

Oscar, our feral stray, is generally very good at making his preferences known. We learned he didn’t like dry cat food when he would slap the bowl with his paw and send it flying anytime we put dry cat food out for him. Through a series of similar incidents we...
Dental Day

Dental Day

After enjoying a break of a few short months from the dentist we officially kicked off our 2016 dental days. Last year we started doing things a little differently. Instead of doing everyone in a few marathon days that left everyone tired, sore, cranky and dreading...
Pasture Prep

Pasture Prep

Jason has been putting in a lot of quality time on the tractors over the last couple of weeks. As I mentioned in my last post he’s been making compost piles in each pasture. He piles up all of the wasted hay and the manure collected around the hay feeders to...