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Dashing Through the Snow
January 19, 2023, 8:58 pm
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January 19, 2023

This week we had some old fashioned fun. We hooked our new to us mare with our Amee and went for a sled ride. We haven’t had much snow this year, so it was nice to not be playing in the mud! Rosie, our new mare did great. She worked as good as I could have hoped. We pulled our laughing grandchildren behind the sled on their own little sled. All the noise, squeals and laughter made for a good time for me and bothered the horses not one bit.

We used the beautiful day to further Hank’s training some too. Hank, with the stripe, is our coming 4 year-old stallion. Here he works with Abby, pulling a training tire and my grandchildren on their sled. The noise didn’t bother Hank either. He took the day in stride too It was a wonderful time for us all.


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Looks like a wonderful way to spend the day! I remember my elementary school used to put on a winter carnival every year. A local gentleman would bring his team he used on the pulling circuit and give sleigh rides around the running track. I used to look forward to that all fall and winter long! I hope I can recreate that feeling for some kids if I get a team one day.

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