My Nephew, the Poo Swirler, or Why Sand Isn’t Good for Horses

Ah yes, a proud moment. My brother sent me this video clip of my nephew, better known as his son, helping him out by swirling an equine exam sleeve filled with poo. The questions I had likely mimic your own, but here they are nonetheless: Why is the nephew swirling poo? Does he swirl poo…

Morning Light

Mum is a morning person. She gets up with the dogs and walks out to feed and check the water on some of the pasture horses. Lenny here is one of those lucky few, illustrating why the morning light of a long summer day is to be treasured. May we all be so lucky to…

The Promise of a Pink Grooming Kit, or How Girl Power Rules the Day

Sometime last year, a GoldieBlox video featuring three girls who’d had it up to here with princess make-believe and instead went about building their own Rube Goldberg machine took YouTube by storm. Three small girls went about using their everyday toys to build machines to open garage doors, twirl the baby, launch balls, all in…

And a Grin Big Enough to Hold Your Hat Up

I laugh every time I see this photo, and it’s not because Champ here had to get into the kiddie wading pool for the photo. It’s that grin on Hutch’s face. I cannot tell if he is showing off the fact that all of his teeth have come in or he is using it to…

View from Up Top

Appreciating the view while riding a horse through the Pryor Mountains in southern Montana…