Hot Climate or Cold Climate?

“We got through the summer!” This was a comment I heard on a sheep station in central Australia years ago. I thought that in many parts of Canada we talk about ‘getting through the winter’. When I heard the Australian speaking about getting through the summer I thought I would rather ‘get through’ heat than…

A 42,000-year-old Mummified Foal!

A small foal who died some 42,000 years ago has been found in the Batagaika crater in Yukutia , Northern Russia. The perfectly preserved remains of the foal are thought to be the long extinct Lenskaya horse. The foal is perfectly preserved due to having been buried in mud which then froze and has remained…

Film Review: The Mustang

The Mustang is not an action film. It is not a Disney or a Marvel and it has no hi tech CGI effects. It is a small film about wild horses and prison inmates. At least I thought that was what it was going to be. But it is a lot more than that. This…

Dressage with Golf Sartorial Commentary.

During the two and a half day drive home from South Florida my husband and I were glued to the Masters on satellite radio. I found the commentary describing the clothing of the golfers highly entertaining. Even for TV the world of golf commentary goes into descriptions of the golfer’s clothing. “Hugh is in a…

Of Poles and Pitchforks…

Riding while holding a pitchfork full of manure? How does that work? Let me explain. How do ride holding a pitchfork. 1.This is photo of me holding an actual pitchfork minus the manure! The way you do this while riding is to IMAGINE you are holding a pitchfork. And the pitchfork comes out of your…