When Larry McMurtry wrote Lonesome Dove, he gave Woodrow Call’s gray mare a blunt name that was rudely respectful, in a close-as-kin way. Being a sort of gray mare myself, the name stuck in my memory. Some folks hate mares so much they refuse to have them on the place. Others praise them to the … Read more
Caramel and blond…
…she sees it all
One gray mare to another.
Less correction; more direction.
…as she turns her ear to me.
To say that all of my best teachers have been horses is a draft-horse-sized understatement.