Monthly Archives: March 2017

We Started out with One Horse!

Over the last year since we bought a horse, we have purchased the land we keep it on instead of continuing to lease it, and we have remodeled the barn the horse stays in to upgrade the stables. And, of course, how can a horse be expected to live alone? We bought three other horses for company. Since we had the space, we added some chickens, and it was just natural that we kind of adopted a couple of stray farm cats who hang around. We added an outdoor shelter for the horses and we bought horse rugs (horse blankets) for all of them.

The additional shelter is just an open front shed they can go into when the weather turns bad while they are grazing. Its open end faces east, and that is the direction the wind blows the least from. Continue reading