Abundance of Eyebrow! Anna Blake, Infinity Farm
I’ve traveled in all directions in the last few months- looking at potential lesson horses. I want to rescue the skinny ones. I try to guess how much retraining will be needed for others. The right horse needs to be not too old or too tall. There is a temperament I am looking for; tolerant, … Read more
Refuge: Love in a Safe Place. Anna, Infinity Farm
Llamas are brave and curious. Mine hike with packs, do llama agility, and Sebastian was a ring bearer in a wedding. (At the reception he confused the Mother-of-the-Bride’s corsage for an hors d’oeuvre. It was an easy mistake to make.)
This week: Curiosity. Who am I? Anna Blake, Infinity Farm.
“My doctrine is this, that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt.” Anna Sewell, Black Beauty
Baby Boot Camp at Infinity Farm It’s a challenge: post a photo a week and the theme is provided by WordPress. Sounds like fun to me! This week’s theme is Boundaries. Anna, www.annablaketraining.com
Infinity Farm has always boasted an extended family of many species, so the nickname was obvious- The Peaceable Kingdom. I love that painting by Edward Hicks. He was a Quaker minister who painted his spiritual truth in a simple way that resonates with me profoundly. This week the Colorado prairie experienced the coldest weather in … Read more
This week I have been reading Xenophon, (431-350BC)- On Horsemanship. So much remains true, except perhaps for the part about the importance of choosing a double-backed (wide) horse. In Xenophon’s defense, saddles hadn’t been invented yet.
A friend of mine volunteered at a nursing home. One of the patients there was always talking about riding and my friend thought that maybe I could come along and talk horses with her. That was what I knew when I entered her room.