A Day on the Farm- The Grind

Welcome to Spring! Today it is raining but that is good for the soil and good for the grass! This will hopefully set us up for an early first cut of hay which would help reduce costs of the farm. Growing up I never really paid attention to how much the weather impacted the agriculturalContinue reading “A Day on the Farm- The Grind”

A Day On the Farm- Experiences

This crazy weather is driving me batty. One day it is lovely, the next it is down right cold and windy. I am still relatively young but I have to say, that I find with each passing year it gets harder and harder for my body and mind to adjust to the weather changes. IContinue reading “A Day On the Farm- Experiences”

A Day on the farm-exhaustion

It’s been two days since I wrote a post. I meant to write one yesterday but I was busy. It started off with a new horse busting a fence board and having to chase him around and get him in a paddock. I’ll post about him in the next few days. Then a neighbor stoppedContinue reading “A Day on the farm-exhaustion”

A Day At The Farm-Making Decisions

Owning a farm comes with making a lot of decisions. Sometimes, those decisions are easy. Sometimes, they are hard. I hate the hard decisions. These decisions are the ones about the animals themselves. The hardest decisions are the ones about letting animals go. On December 19th, 2020 I had to make the decision to letContinue reading “A Day At The Farm-Making Decisions”

The virus, the farm & life

From the archives of my drafts. Originally written April 15th,2020 I have about ten different ways I wanted to start this post. All of them lack something. These days it is hard trying to establish a direction. It seems that I am stuck between ideas/plans/directions. The pandemic definitely came at bad time but when isContinue reading “The virus, the farm & life”

Fall Greetings! Phase 1

This time last year (October 2018) I had a completely different barn, I primarily had boarders and while I had a few lesson students I was primarily focused on my boarders