Life is too short

I realized that today, or at least I realize it now as I’m lying here on the couch listening to blues music.  Life is too short to obsess over whether this is going to happen or that.  I can only do what

I like cows.

I like all livestock in fact.  I’m going to miss those heifers when they go back to Marcus.  They really are gentle, compliant creatures.  All Gel needs to do is apply a little bit of pressure and they go where he wants them

Trials and such

I cancelled our clinic spot and the private lesson with Alasdair Macrae in Kentucky the end of June.  Wally usually cares for my animals, but he’s going to be in Ohio that weekend.  What we thought about doing was carting my sheep,


There was a time where I had my doubts about homeopathy and if it really worked.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ll still choose homeopathy over conventional medicine, all the time!  But I felt that, in general, my health and the health of

Daily Chores

At one time, I’d have difficulty getting Gel to focus on ducks when there were sheep around or sheep if there were cattle around.  I think he’s finally got the picture: that he needs to move what I ask him to.  When

Now that it’s done

The WTCH I mean, what do I do now?  I’m feeling a bit depressed or let down.  I was riding on a high getting ready for this trial.  On Friday night, I didn’t sleep at all.  I finally got up at 1:30

We did it!

Gel finished his WTCH on Sunday.  We also went High in Trial.  That’s High in Trial three for three. More later …

Natural Tick Repellent

I’ve received several e-mails from people looking for my “formula” for my natural flea and tick repellent. The best thing I think you can do is just to purchase the formulas listed on this site.  I’ve heard they work well.  I ordered