When you live in Colorado, you expect snow in the winter, even in the high desert of Southwest Colorado. When you live in the high desert of the Southwest (Colorado), you crave snow in the winter. You NEED snow in the winter. That winter snow is the year’s supply of moisture, even – especially – […]
A little dirty grey. A little wind-tossed forelock. All mustang. Ember. 🙂
Through the winter, the horses get hay about every other day to keep them happy with full tummies. We haven’t gotten much moisture this year, so it’s also a way to relieve some grazing stress on the dormant plants. We feed big 3x3x8-foot square bales. The tractor is essential to get the bales into the […]
We finally got another dusting of snow, but it melted too fast to prove it through photos. 🙂 Above is Haven a couple of weeks ago, watching her band grazing below the ridge on which she stands. The La Sal Mountains of Utah are in the background. It has been a tough winter without much […]
This photo of Snow cracks me up. Her band was at the top of a ridge, but she and a gelding were “missing.” I was getting a little worried as I approached the far side of the ridge without seeing either of them. All of a sudden, up popped her beautiful face! She was grazing […]
Mother Nature gave us an inch of snow last weekend. It’s already melting, but we are HUGELY grateful for the moisture. It’s only the second or third snowfall we’ve gotten this terribly dry winter.
This little guy or gal made my day this warm, dry, late-December day!
Do you see what I see? How about now? 🙂 We have the sweetest neighbors in Disappointment Valley!
Mother Nature had a chat with Santa, and they teamed up to bring an early Christmas gift to Disappointment Valley: snow. It has been a terribly dry fall and winter, so we’re hugely grateful for this priceless delivery of about 3.5 inches of excellent white stuff. And our mustang ponies got hay (which we started […]
The big mare band was hanging out on high ground the other evening, resting in the golden light and taking advantage of the breeze and the views.