Tag Archives: Rain

OH NOOOOOOO – Tropical Storm Bill

It’s time for the State Horse Show in Shawnee and TS Bill is bringing lots of rain and flooding to OK.  Again.  But a week ago, the mud was hard as a rock and Ivy tested her jumping out of … Continue reading

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And some more. Rain.

Though we haven’t had measurable rain in more than 24 hours, the rain until then during the past week has been excessive.  Oklahoma has had a record breaking amount of rain for May and flooding has been widespread.  The ground … Continue reading

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Spring and a Little Rain

Tide Pools in the driveway and mud everywhere else.  Oklahoma Wild Weather the last few weeks has included the usual springtime rain, hail, wind, and tornadoes as well as tigers escaped from a wildlife park when a tornado went through.  … Continue reading

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Winter Preview

No rain or snow were forecast for Saturday but it started sleeting/raining hard as soon as Ivy started warming Kizzy up for her lesson with Tom P.  Both were pretty wet by lesson time and Ivy’s gloves were to wet … Continue reading

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Three

The number of times (so far) that Thunder has been locked in the shed when we are worried that he was missing.  He is so good a sneaking in to spaces he should not be in, Steve missed him when … Continue reading

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4-H State Horse Show – 2014

It was eventful – both good and bad.  We arrived at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo in Shawnee on Thursday to find that we were assigned the concrete floored barn.  So, off to tractor supply to get stall mats.  Settled the … Continue reading

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No Ride Weekend

We were signed up for a dressage schooling show on Sunday and had non-riding plans on Saturday.  The weather forecast called for rain Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and….. Margret and I had a Fun Friday starting with Pedi’s and Lunch … Continue reading

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SUMMER TIME – For the Twins

I still have to work.  Vacation?  That will be the relaxing trip to the 4-H state horse show in Shawnee June 19-21.  Ivy has been working Splash for showmanship/halter and Kismet for the English classes.  Alaina and Sunny are concentrating … Continue reading

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No Hay or Rain?

Driving by the Limestone VFD this afternoon, Alaina and I spotted this sign – “LOW Fire Danger.”  Not the usual case for Oklahoma in mid-August.  But, after 6 weeks of regular rain, the draught has been pushed off to the … Continue reading

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Splash.  I think yes.  Evidence: Cue for leg yield?  Get Canter. Cue for Canter?  Get leg yield. Cue for forward?  Get a pretty prompt back. Cue for back?  Get pivot. You see a pattern? I could go on but I … Continue reading

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