Archive for the ‘Horses’ Category

Coming of Age

October 4th, 2010 by Kim

Isaac on his first day of life, with wonderful momma, Chocolate.

We’ll get back to the PDCA political drama a little later.  But right now, October is becoming a “horsin’ around” month for me, so we’ll just change the subject for awhile.  I love my horses as much as I love my little cows, but I haven’t gotten to write much about them here yet.  We raise Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horses and have a lovely little herd of 10.  One of those ten has recently entered a special time in his life – time to be started under saddle. (more…)

Horseback in Ireland

August 31st, 2010 by Kim

  -UK vacation finale! 

Horse Holiday Farm 

This last part of our trip was purely for fun!  We flew from England to Ireland on Wed., July 21 and landed at the Knock airport in pouring rain.  The farm arranged for a taxi driver to meet us there and drive us to the farm in Grange, County Sligo.  What a beautiful place! 

The view from our bedroom window.

Owners Tilman & Colette Anhold run a B&B there on the farm, and when we arrived, our wonderful hostess, Karin, got us settled in our room and got tea for us.  Even though it was monsooning outside all day, we could tell the view of the shore, sea & islands was gorgeous.  And when the sun came up the next morning….WOW!….what a view!  The weather was perfect, cool & sunny, and we got to meet our mounts for our first day of riding.  (more…)