Category Archives: horses

Author Lyn Cote asks, have you ever depended on an animal?

Lyn writes… Today I want to tell you about an important animal character in my latest book, La Belle Christiane. First I should admit that I’m not a horse person. I love dogs and cats but prefer cats as pets … Continue reading

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A new gal is moving into our barn!

We seem to seeing more and more spots in front of our eyes these days!  Last fall I found Susie, a 14.1 hand paint mare small and quiet enough for the young grandkids can ride, but since then I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Cowboy Story Teller, by author Stephen Bly

 The Cowboy Storyteller/History Thru Western EyesBy Stephen BlyCopyright©2009 For Granddaddy and his cowboy pals, History was real.    You could see it in their cowboy eyes. You could hear    it in their stories. You could touch it when you brushed     … Continue reading

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The "RETURN TO SENDER" Horse

As a child, I owned a horse named Cherry. He was a 17-hand Thoroughbred-Clydesdale cross, evidently the result of an intention to produce a heavy hunter, but for me he was just a great kid’s backyard horse–one I rode bareback … Continue reading

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THE OLD HORSE TRADER #3….AND THE SHOTGUN GRAY

We’ve all seen pickup trucks going down the road with a faithful dog sitting nonchalantly next to the driver. Perhaps you have one of those heart-and-soul companions who happily rides with you to your every destination. Verne fondly recalls the … Continue reading

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The Old Horse Trader…..

I got my first horse at the age of six, and have never been without one since. I first had an ancient bay mare, and then as time went on, I would ride down three miles of Minnesota gravel roads … Continue reading

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