Tag Archives: Sunny

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

Posted in 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Show of the Season!!! Done.

Splash would rather have stayed home to eat grass or whatever.  The Will Rogers Classic is finally in the books after the weather delay.  Alaina and Sunny did showmanship, English (except hunter hack), and western (substituting Ranch Pleasure for Western … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One Week Until the Will Rogers Classic!

And Winter has returned to the Wild O Ranch.  Rogers County and NE OK is under a winter storm watch tonight after a high in the 70’s yesterday.  My rose bushes, crocus, trees, and horses think its coming spring.  Splash … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Equine Yoga Class

Finally!  A quickie party lesson before heading to Tulsa for my niece Andrea’s baby shower on Thanksgiving weekend.  Splash hasn’t had real work for weeks and was channeling his inner Western Pleasure Pony.  Highs on Saturday were in the 7o’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Happened to September?

Well, its been 2 plus weeks since my last confession…. I mean blog post.  Since that time, we had a Party Lesson at Patty’s, the girls rode with Sherry G, the girls rode in and I walked at (34,9587 steps) at … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

100 Years of the Rogers County Free Fair at Claremore Expo

The Roger County Free Fair was the best and biggest in years and the horse shows were no exception.  Of course fair food was very tempting and the girls survived the weekend on corndogs, kettle corn, cotton candy, and lemonade.  … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Girls Trip to Stilly – Woo HOO

Patty and Prince were showing at the recognized show in Stillwater on Saturday so no party lesson was possible.  Mallory, Nancy and I plotted a trip to see them show, have lunch followed by a visit to Pico.  Alas, Nancy … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Labor Day Weekend – Four Days OFF

The girls had Thursday and Friday off as well as Monday.  I had to work on Thursday but got up early on Friday to ride the Splash-man in the Wild O Ranch Arena.  It was cloudy and “cool-ish” when I … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

YAY….. HAY

After realizing that our round bales were Johnson grass for cows, we had to exchange them for horse hay bales.  In between, we picked up three loads of squares.  Steve did all the heavy lifting and stacking in the barn. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Three H’s – Hot, Humid, Hazey

Summer hasn’t given up yet.  The H’s are here and the horses are sweating mud standing in the shade – we had to rinse them off before saddling since you can’t brush wet mud.  Round bales were ready on Friday … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment