Category Archives: Millie and Willy

The Camera Adds Ten Pounds

Or in the case of Millie and Willy, maybe more like one hundred pounds. Susie Lones and the other ladies of Robinette Farms had done a nice job of taking care of the two horses during quarantine, which actually made … Continue reading

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The “Come from Far Away” Horses

Many years ago, I was known as the kid who read books. By the time I was through 6th grade, I had read every book worth reading in the middle school library. By the time I arrived to the high … Continue reading

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let go of your hair!

I know horse owners who spend hours every week primping, grooming, and generally styling their horses. I highly suspect it’s a type of hobby or enjoyment, like girls who spend hours braiding, curling and styling each others’ hair during sleepovers. … Continue reading

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Turn on the Heat!

I’m not big into blanketing my horses. In fact, I was almost eighteen years old before I ever blanketed one of my horses. In that case, it was an appaloosa gelding I had bought who quite simply refused to grow … Continue reading

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Farrier Treatment 101

When Millie and Will arrived, it quickly became obvious that I needed my farrier out ASAP. The two horses had successfully managed to split their hoof styles; Millie had enough toe for two horses, while Will had chosen to break … Continue reading

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