It never takes long for something eventful to take place at a stable full of horses. Last night our youngest resident T.B. decided to tear the barn apart one stall at a time. Cupid a 4 soon to be 5 yr. old. He thought he'd leave his stall after his owner brought him in and went for a few horsey treats from the tack room. Cupid, thinking he could squeaze thru a half opened stall door, hooked his winter blanket on the door and proceded to rip it off the rollers and drag it the full legnth of the barn (63 ft) and then hop into an empty stall. After he was able to unhook the stall gate from his blanket, he decided to leave his new stall. He of course got hooked on a second stall gate!! Ripping that gate down fromn its hinges, he dragged that one in the  oppisite direction half way down the barn before unhooking. His poor owner just stood to the side and watched in horror as he went running past her out into the yard. Before anyone could catch him, Cupid decided to leave the yard in the dark of night and go visit the neighbors horses a half mile down the road. All the while the poor young owner chasing him thru 3 ft snow drifts and in the dark. An hour later Cupid was returned by his now exhausted owner to his stall which he should have never left in the first place. The stall gates were rehung and there was no damage to the large frightened horse. He was reluctant to re-enter the barn at first though, but we persuaded him to comply. Mental note: Time to change the stall gates to have a chain, instead of a sliding latch. Dispite the drama, all is well at BWF.

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    Mary Loch

    Thanks for visiting our website. My name is Mary Loch and I have had horses in my life for 33 years now. I have had the great pleasure of meeting many horse people from a huge variety of horse back grounds. From the first time horse rider to the highly skilled horse trainer. I have learned one thing from all of them. We all love our horses and the presence of horses in our lives. We all started with the love of the horse. Then some of us moved on to where we want to be, or hope to be, constantly changing directions, as we see new paths that we can challenge ourselves with. New obstacles  that we can try with our horse companions,  I hope this blog of ours touches you with some great horse stories and experiences and lets you become a part of our STABLE LIFE.



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