Your horse is clipped. Now he’s itchy! What can you do?

Biasini has had his first body clip.I always find that after the clip he gets itchy and his skin seems dry. Also there is little shine to his coat. What to do?I spray him with Omega Alpha’s Herba Coat and use a soft brush to brush it into his coat. It contains citronella, lavender, neem…

The Long Way…

This week Cee has given us the challenge of long items for her Black and White Challenge. So here we go..

Naturally Brown Sunday Stills.

Biasini has had his winter coat clipped. Horses grow in a thicker winter coat but if they are in work and training then they sweat and it is hard to get them dried off enough to put on their blankets for the nighttime. Biasini’s legs have not been clipped and will keep his legs warmer…

Squirrels are Survivors.

I know I buried some corn niblets somewhere. Let’s see if I can find them. I can smell them! They must be here somewhere. Yes! Yummy! This is my response to Xingfu Mama’s Challenge Whatsoever is Lovely Squirrels finding the corn niblets they buried in the early autumn and now are buried under the snow…

Biasini Speaks: Here’s my Textures.

So Ma Leueen told me that the Lens Artists Challenge this week is Textures. She said she has the flew! Oh…. now she says that’s not how you spell it. Well I didn’t think Ma Leueen was a flying human Seems it is spelled FLU. She told me she didn’t feel like doing a blog…

How can you join spines with a horse?

Riding looks as easy as sliding a boot into a stirrup and throwing a leg over the horses back. As simple as kick ’em and they go. The horse is a creature of habit and tolerance. It’s ride enough. But if the human rattle and bang of expectation will go quiet, there is a flash,…

Biasini Speaks: I’m a Jumper!

Hello Dear Humans. Don’t worry I have not given up my career as a dressage horse. I know I am good at that so I won’t give it up. But I had a lot of fun last week jumping. I knew I was going to jump when Coach Belinda’s offspring Sophie came to ride me….

Festival of Leaves Week #9

The leaves are all gone now. But just before we had our first snowfall of the year I went out and took some photos of the leaves of the ornamental plum trees. This year they have produced the most remarkable color. We have had them lining the driveway for 20 years and this is the…

Feathers and local wildlife LAPC #225

This week Anne Sandler has given us the Lens Artists Challenge of Wildlife close to home. The photo above shows the most commonly seen wildlife at this time of year . The Canada Goose! As you can see in the photo above there are flocks of them in the field that grew corn this summer….

CBWC: Ways to move up and down.

Above staircase in Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing, London. Designed by Sir John Soane. Below staircase at the Tate Britain Gallery London. The photo below is from Angkor Wat Cambodia. This is my response to Cee’s Black and White Photo challenge for this week Ways to move up and down.