Winds of Change

Winds of Change

This spring has been very windy here on the farm and has brought with it many changes.  As the wind blows, I have noticed the horses unsettled.  I am unsettled.  For the horses, they are on higher alert when the wind blows I believe because they can’t rely as much on...
A Widow’s Walk and her Web of Life

A Widow’s Walk and her Web of Life

It’s been twelve years since the loss of my husband, Darren.  And I can remember every detail of that day as if it were yesterday.  I remember the feeling of my heart being torn out of my chest as I received the news that he was dead.  I remember feeling like the...
The Easter Egg is a Symbol of Rebirth

The Easter Egg is a Symbol of Rebirth

Article by Cassandra Johnson. “If You’re Brave Enough to Say Goodbye, Life will Reward You with a New Hello.”—Paulo Coelho It’s Easter morning and I chose to reflect on this favorite quote from Paluo Coehlo.  The Easter season reminds us of the ultimate “Goodbye” that...
A Time of Thorns and Roses

A Time of Thorns and Roses

Article by Cassandra Johnson It’s April 1st; April Fool’s Day.  It’s hard to imagine that what the entire planet is going through right now is not some sad joke. The origins of the unofficial holiday is something of a mystery.  There are references dating back to 1392...
The Unfamiliar Arena

The Unfamiliar Arena

Our friend and trainer Maureen Dunn has been working with our formerly feral mare, Grace, full time for many months. Feral in the way that we couldn’t put a halter on her, couldn’t get near her, took extra precautions to care for her to keep ourselves...