Innisfree Farm: Day 26 – new horse

Welcome to the newest animal member at Innisfree Farm – Pixie.  She’s a 6 year old Haflinger (Rosie is also a Haflinger, and closer to 10 years old), and she even came with a harness!  She has been greenbroke(that means she’s done it before, but maybe isn’t completely used to doing it) to drive in […]

Rosie Pixie

Welcome to the newest animal member at Innisfree Farm – Pixie.  She’s a 6 year old Haflinger (Rosie is also a Haflinger, and closer to 10 years old), and she even came with a harness!  She has been greenbroke(that means she’s done it before, but maybe isn’t completely used to doing it) to drive in a harness, so that means she “should” be easy to train to pull logs, a sled, and other things around the farm.  This is exciting because Pixie (and Rosie, when we get her a harness) will take the place of using a tractor for some of the work we have.

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Innisfree Farm: Day 23 – the other side

This life isn’t for the faint of heart.  Tough decisions need to be made, when emotion can’t guide the outcome.  When it’s not about what you want, but what’s best for the person or animal. And sometimes those decisions hurt.   Ginny and Jenny – may your new pastures be sunny and warm, and may […]

This life isn’t for the faint of heart.  Tough decisions need to be made, when emotion can’t guide the outcome.  When it’s not about what you want, but what’s best for the person or animal. And sometimes those decisions hurt.
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Ginny

 

Ginny and Jenny – may your new pastures be sunny and warm, and may the grass be the greenest of all.

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