My favorite thing…

Summer continues. The weather is more than perfect. Apollo is shedding. I bet a good upholstery vacuum would get him slick pretty quickly. Picked the larger paddock today, as is the deal. Apollo is spending some time in the trees, in different places around the...

Summer coat, almost

Here Apollo is picking up a canter, heading out of the smaller paddock, where he spends time standing with the beautiful old mare Blackie, to the larger paddock. There is free passage from one paddock to the other, but a pole can be drawn across the gap in the fence...

Ahhhh…

Summer sure knocks it out of the park here in Montana. Day after beautiful day, wildflowers, afternoon and evening thunderstorms that blow from one end of the valley to the other, cool nights. Apollo lives just in front of the shallow “U” shape in the...

Sum-sum-summertime

Amazing to be able to sit in the shade, with Apollo foraging the hay I scattered among the pines, and no biting insects, on horse or people! Not something that ever happens in summer in the east. Somehow we’ve passed through all that cold and dark and stormy...