Our evening routine is simple yet effective for keeping all the pasture ornaments fat and happy!All it takes to produce glee is to open a gate and let the ponies explore and sample…well actually devour the fresh grass that has been growing in their absence. They will fly around the pasture for about five minutesContinue reading “Meanwhile back at the Ranch”
My nieces, the Tincredibles…..I like to call them, because they are twins and incredible….came to visit last week.They made the day so much fun for everyone. Their adorable cousins came with them and could not have been any cuter. First on the agenda was a trail ride! The girls picked out their saddles. They hadContinue reading “Mini Madness”
It was around 1:00 this afternoon and I told Tom that I would like to shoot some quick photos of our Longhorns, Jack and Joe for a painting that I started. “The lighting is not too great right now” he said. I told him that I had not seen them since early this morning, inContinue reading “Reference Photos”
Velvet and Hailey were having a great time grooming each other this morning. I was so glad to see little Velvet being so sociable. She is the darker Bay pony on the right. Most of the time, she is off by herself. They were just fine, until Bailey stopped stuffing himself and noticed that hisContinue reading “Now We Know!”
Why do people say that you have a hard outer shell? Shells are not always hard. A tortoise or turtle shell is made of the same substance as our fingernails and horses hooves. Nutrition plays a vital part in the health and strength. Too much protein is almost always the culprit. You can look atContinue reading “With a little bit of Luck”
Not sure what to name this painting. It is another image full of memories…..many horses over the years. I have loved them all! This is acrylic on paper……the first of a series.
The last time Princess Macaroni came out to the ranch, we gave her a hay ride in the wheel barrow. This time, she was a good sport being herded by Pony Boy….. Mini Macaroni gave Princess Mac a little love bite. The ponies know just how much they can get away with without being shippedContinue reading “Dog and Pony Show”
We had a fun day taking pictures, as always. This is one of my favorites of 2010! Just taken a few minutes ago by LEICAMAN. To see other favorite photos taken in 2010….click HERE
Our precious great nieces, Hannah and Emma spent the week-end with us. They said they were ready to learn to ride ALONE without someone leading them.We made plans for Sunday afternoon. We were going to saddle up two ponies, but my back went out on me,(UGH!) so I thought one would be good for theContinue reading “Pony Boy’s Girls”
Tom just fed the Longhorns, but Mesquite Joe is denying it.He wants some extra Super Bowl treats.Meanwhile……the Colts are running wild.