The Enchanted Forest!

After Christmas I took Biasini out for a ride in the snow. We had a good layer of fresh snow, which is ideal as it gives good traction for the horse to walk. My husband and our little dog, June, came too. It was much tougher going through the deep snow for them. Sometimes Biasini and I would stop, turn around to see them, and wait for them to catch up.

You can see from the tracks, in the photo, that someone had been along the trail on cross country skis. Getting up the hills would be hard work on skis. Biasini managed the hills no problem! The forest was so still and beautiful. On another day I took Biasini out for a ride around the big paddocks at the front of Oakcrest Farm. That was also a lovely day with small snow flakes drifting gently to the ground . These days are such a wonderful winter gift. If we have freezing rain and ice I cannot take Biasini out as it is too slippery. But fresh snow….we are off to the forest! Here is a video from the day my husband and little June came with us. Why not join me, via the video, for a walk in the enchanted snow forest. .

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27 responses to “The Enchanted Forest!”

  1. Rupali Avatar

    Looks lovely. Walking in fresh snow is fun.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It is. I have seen in your posts that you live in a place where you get some snow!

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  2. Gavin and Wyatt Avatar

    This video is absolutely delightful. Thank you so very much. It is the essence of peacefulness.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It is indeed. I’m glad you could join us for the ride.

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      1. Gavin and Wyatt Avatar

        The ride was a highlight for me.

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        1. anne leueen Avatar

          Good I’m so glad .๐Ÿ˜€

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  3. Lesley (the English one) ๐Ÿ˜‰ Avatar
    Lesley (the English one) ๐Ÿ˜‰

    So lovely to see the winter scenery from between the ears of Biasini. ๐Ÿ˜€

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Lesley I’m glad you enjoyed the ride!

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      1. Lesley (the English one) ๐Ÿ˜‰ Avatar
        Lesley (the English one) ๐Ÿ˜‰

        I certainly did! I’m 67, Anne, and haven’t ridden since my teens. Just lately I feel a tremendous need to get back on a horse . . . so I can hardly wait for things to be safe enough to go to the riding stables.

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        1. anne leueen Avatar

          You can do it. I had 30 years when I did not ride and then picked it up again.

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          1. Lesley (the English one) ๐Ÿ˜‰ Avatar
            Lesley (the English one) ๐Ÿ˜‰

            Thank you for the encouragement, Anne. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. Subbashini Meenakshi Sundaram Avatar

    The place looks like heaven to me โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      It is close to heaven.

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  5. Tranature - quiet moments in nature Avatar
    Tranature – quiet moments in nature

    What a beautiful Winter trail Anne, thank you for letting us walk along with you here ๐Ÿ’œ

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      I’m glad you enjoyed the ride Xenia!

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  6. dprastka Avatar

    Such beauty!! And it’s so fun to come along on your snowy forest rides. And to have company with hubby and June! It’s wonderful you make the best out of this situation in your winter wonderland. โค๏ธ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿด Happy trails, so beautiful to see!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Diana! Glad you could come along with us.

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  7. sandyjwhite Avatar

    Nothing quite like the beauty and serenity of snow. This isn’t like your typical winter in Florida….but quite special nonetheless!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      I am enjoying it Sandy. The snow is so beautiful. Maybe by the middle of March I will be fed up with it but not now!

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  8. susiesopinions Avatar

    Yes it is ๐Ÿ˜Šโค

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  9. Diane Avatar
    Diane

    How wonderful to ride through the snow! I love the muffled sounds and the stillness. Magical. Glad you are enjoying the winter!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you for commenting. It is a joy to ride in the quiet snowy forest.

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  10. The Backyard Horse Blog Avatar
    The Backyard Horse Blog

    Lovely! One of my own best riding experiences was having my husband walk with me while I rode my pony on a county park path on a gorgeous Fall day. Good times for sure. What a wonderful experience for you to enjoy your Winter wonderland and share with the rest of us.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      I am determined to make the most of the winter here. We have been going to Florida for the past 13 years but not this year due to Covid. I am finding the snow rides enjoyable and very calming.

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  11. James J. Cudney IV (Jay) Avatar

    So beautiful. Wow. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      You are most welcome!

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