Update:Pets and the Pandemic.

I recently wrote a post about our little mini-Schnauzer June and how she was reacting to the pandemic. Or to put it more precisely, how she was reacting to us, her humans, reacting to the pandemic. When I wrote the post she seemed to be a bit unsettled and needed to be closer to us….

Simplicity

“Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy” ― Isaac Newton Day 13 of the 14 day self isolation. We went for a walk down the road to a friends property. There is an old road that we walked along. Towards the end of the used part of the road the forest is taking…

Addiction and an Attitude of Gratitude!

Addiction: “the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity. ” When I chose the name of this blog Horse Addict I understood I was an addict. Horses and riding are my drugs of choice. If I am feeling anxious, or gloomy or upset I know that when I get to…

Pets and the Pandemic.Do they know?

Animals are not affected physically by the CV19 virus. But are they affected mentally by it? I think they know something is going on. We are half way through a 14 day self isolation after returning from Florida. Our little dog June has enjoyed getting out with us for longer walks and she likes having…

Walking…to keep our sanity.

The weather has turned fractionally warmer and we were able to set out without our arctic jackets. I am so grateful for living in the country and being able to get outside. Once outside I can hear birdsong and breathe fresh air. It helps me to think that this Covid-19 crisis will not last forever…

Isolation Day Three

Yesterday was day 3 of our isolation/quarantine after returning from Florida to Canada. My horse Biasini has remained in Florida so I do not have any horsey stories for you today. My husband David and I have established a routine of a morning walk and an afternoon walk. For the morning walk we went south…