Finished Again

Finished Again

One of my uncles once made the comment that farming was like trying to dip out the Mississippi River with a tea cup. He was very right. You are never done, you are never caught up, there is always another project, chore, repair job, etc. waiting for you.  I...
More Clipping

More Clipping

About a week ago I started round two of body clipping. When I include Sparky the donkey in the body clipping totals we body clipped 16 horses/donkey in the first round.  I started round two of body clipping with Cino and Renatta a little over a week ago. Today,...
Lucky 13

Lucky 13

My life continues to be an exploration of horse hair and dirt. Thanks to Kate’s help thirteen of the horses have been body clipped. I’ve clipped 9 and she’s graciously clipped four so we’ve made serious progress. I’m hoping to clip two...
Successes and Failures

Successes and Failures

The horses have found themselves in the unusual situation of having many things penciled in on their calendars lately. Many of them have had their teeth floated recently. I’m in the throes of spring body clipping and general spring grooming. We also had our...
Finish Line

Finish Line

I think I finished my annual Body Clipping Marathon today. I have one more horse that I’m keeping my eye on, but it looks like a couple more rounds with a shedding blade may actually be enough for him. The final tally of 2015 body clips was 12 body clips over a...