I Must Be Dreaming

Since I was a little girl I’ve dreamed of owning a draft horse. I vacillate between Percherons and Belgians but one or the other is always part of that dream. This morning I woke up to find the dream had come true. I have one of each living in my very own pasture. Never mind…

House Guests

Well, they aren’t actually in the house, but they are our honored guests. Earlier today word went out that a friend’s barn had burned and some horses needed to be temporarily fostered. ¬†After some minor modifications to the pasture we greeted our new friends, Honey and Fate. It was a bitter-sweet day. The wonderful old…

Hello Dolly!

This little bit of sunshine is coming to Tower Ranch from Ovelha Acres in just 4 short weeks.

Her Name is Katherine

Try as I might, I couldn’t find a name that truly fit this gal’s personality. She’s bossy and demanding and sometimes she can even be a bit aggressive. When she really wants something she stands her ground, she will stomp her foot if the dogs don’t follow her directions. She wants so much to be…

Just Another Manic Monday

It started out like any other Monday. Up at 5:30, feed Mia and the sheep their breakfast, see hubby out the door for work and zip through the shower so I can get to work. As I’m finishing my make-up, about 6:45 am, my cell rings. My other batch of chicks is at the post…

Who Have We Here?

It’s 6:15 am and I’m sitting down to a hot cup of coffee, just like any other Sunday morning. Except this time I’ve made new friends and been on a 2 mile stroll around the neighborhood with a horse I didn’t know in 13* weather. I woke up at 4:40 this morning to the sound…

And Then There Were Three

Maryann and her chick peeping out at the strange new world Sweet little Maryann was sitting on her very own egg for a couple weeks when I decided to have a look-see. Using heavy winter gloves to protect my hands I carefully reached under her and pulled out her egg. I held a flashlight to…