Month: March 2016

In It For The Money

In It For The Money


High end horses are a big business and there’s a lot of money to be made.  Unfortunately it comes at a price and the horse is the one that pays that price. Young horses expected to perform maneuvers of a finished, older horse; horses are basically thrown away when they can no longer perform. Where does … Continue reading In It For The Money

Wyatt’s Story

Wyatt’s Story


Wyatt was born at the barn where we board on May 30, 2014. He was by a Shining Spark grandson, out of an own daughter of Smart Little Lena and the only foal that year. Charlie was getting out of breeding and cutting back on the amount of horses he owned. We saw him when … Continue reading Wyatt’s Story

How Do They Do It?

How Do They Do It?


It starts when you bring them home. They take over your sofa, bed, the entire house and somehow, when you’re not looking, your heart. Are they born with this ability? Do their Mamas teach them? Or is it something they read in the puppy handbook? I certainly can’t answer that question, but they all seem … Continue reading How Do They Do It?

My Horses Over The Years – Cajun Missile

My Horses Over The Years – Cajun Missile


Hope was getting older and ready to retire so I started looking around for a younger horse. I don’t remember how I found Cajun, but over the 4 years I owned her our motto was “I should have known better”. She was a green broke 4 year old. When I tried her she was fairly … Continue reading My Horses Over The Years – Cajun Missile