Category: Horseback Riding

RIP RIO

This is a guest post from my husband Steve. After several months of declining health, Rio (Pepper) made a quiet exit and moved on to greener pastures.   When we moved to Colorado and Rio came into my life he graciously agreed to show me…

Parades and the Meaning of Life

I have a birthday coming up this week.   The number doesn’t matter, and I’m at a place in my life where I can say that with a straight face. As I get closer to social security age, I realize that my happiness is…

Bucket List Item-Bryce Canyon on Horseback

We traveled with Bali and Clipper for about eleven hours to get to Panguitch, Utah.  They stayed at the Triple C Arena in covered stalls while we stayed for the first few nights at the Adobe Sands Motel and the last night at the…

Heath Marshall Rattlesnake Slayer

He galloped over on Ricky Bobby, I grabbed my Keltec out of my saddle bag and tossed it to him. He caught it in mid air at a full gallop. We all watched in amazement as he pounded towards the coiled snake and started shooting.

Maestro

I bought Maestro from a lady that had bought him from another lady who bought him from another lady. So I really don’t know anything about his past. He is obviously pure bred Paso Fino with a lot of brio. The woman that I…

Two Loves In My Life

April 12 five years ago I had my first date with the man I love with all of heart, my husband Steve. April 12 of this year I met the other love of my life Aliente de Colorado (Breath of Colorado) a slightly chubby…

Grape Creek Ride March 2014

Not a lot of rock on these trails, so we did some loping and a lot of gaiting.