The thing about being both a rescue dog and a herding dog, is that you’ve already lost your herd once at least, and you sure need to stay on top of things with every ounce of your ability, because it would be the worst possible thing to fail at this job you were born to … Read more
If you are standing next to your horse and he looks away, do you think he’s distracted or even disrespectful? When your horse yawns is he sleepy? If he moves slowly, is he lazy?
Humans build monuments to those we honor and respect. Simple love usually isn’t enough for monument status; it has to be a deed above and beyond the call. Monuments are erected to heroes, those who saved us from the unthinkable. We have no monuments at Infinity Farm, but if we did, I suspect it would … Read more
There’s a way that a mare can pin her ears back so hard that they make almond shaped divots on her neck hairs. You don’t have to know much about horses to pick up on that cue.
On this side, us. On that side, ducks with no clear direction, cats with bi-polar issues, large black dogs who think they have a right to the humans here. Life is complicated. Sometimes it’s better to ponder the possibilities from a safe place. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to … Read more
I need to make a confession. I shop lifted when I was in high school and what they say is right: Willfully breaking the law impacts your character.
Street Life on the farm is not much different. Individual personality makes for rich diversity. It takes all kinds, just the way we like it. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo- I enjoy twisting these macro prompts to share our micro life here on the Colorado … Read more
What do you believe? Is there any reason a horse shouldn’t have as good a recall as a dog?
They are siblings; they reflect each other, they reflect their sire and dam. They reflect the herd they live in here at the farm and finally, just a teeny bit on the very surface, they reflect me. It’s strange to think a couple of horses with that much mud on them would reflect anything at … Read more
“Do You Work Out?” I find this question difficult to answer. I’m never sure what they are asking but it was even worse when I was single. Then I thought it was a code phrase for another question. Are you asking do I go to a mirrored room and lift weights, not because they need … Read more