Weight does matter

Together with the horse, we’re Olympians. Together, we’re scholarship athletes. We’re a legendary duo, crossing continents, scaling mountains, swimming rivers, and outsprinting nearly every other species on the planet. But somewhere along the line, it became OK to partner-up with our horses as overweight, out-of-shape […]

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Horse, Trailer, Bird

The timing for the Trailer Depot’s recent article on trailer safety and servicing couldn’t have been better. Trips are around the corner. Trailer’s been sittin’ for a few months. It’s nesting season. I found this robin nest on top of my gooseneck trailer’s spare tire. […]

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Fireworks & Farms

Efforts to rein in the use of fireworks in Maine are moving forward in Augusta. Four fireworks bills have been scheduled for Public Hearing on March 11 at 10:00 am with the Criminal Justice Committee. They will be heard sometime after 10am on the fourth […]

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Firework Frenzy

When fireworks became legal in Maine last year, there was an audible ‘@#$%&*” from the horse community. Fireworks tend to freak horses out, especially when combined with darkness and surprise (I’m pretty sure horses don’t have 9pm, July 4th marked on their calendars.). The results […]

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