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Horse Sense

Sometimes, it’s a little hard to predict what something or someone else will like. For instance, who would guess that a Rocky Mountain gelding would love mulberry bark? How do you see that coming? Continue reading

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The Smell of Dreams

After learning to ride almost before she learned to walk and having to give up her horse when she was fifteen, it took Randa forty-five years to get back to this dream. Continue reading

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Holding the Rare Moment

This animal could kill me
with a single kick
but he doesn’t even twitch
as I kneel beside him, Continue reading

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A Preparation of Peace

I step out the back door into the pleasant air of morning. A dark blue edge shows in the sky, high and to the east, tracing the form of the passing storm front. The horses look up from the low edge of the paddock. They swing around and head toward me, heads bobbing in fast walk. Continue reading

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Adjustment

We could hear Tango still whinnying as the truck and trailer disappeared around the curve a quarter-mile away. Continue reading

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