Found 686 Results from Fun and Games with Winnie

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Reading Lessons

Watch this video of Spring Song and Pax having reading lessons:
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Hombre Takes on the Red Carpet

Today when I walked into the upper barn, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER Hombre came to his door and greeted me. Usually he’s busy eating. In the arena I started with walking around and whenever he came to me (without being called) click/treat. I popped up on each pedestal and gave him a treat. Yesterday […]
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Horses Communicating

Spring Song communicating. Z and Z communicating. Here’s Pax learning to nicker for a treat.
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Watch the Boys Learning to Read

Here’s a video of Zeloso learning how to read. Here’s a video of Zelador learning how to read. We have footage of Pax, Blue and Spring Song and as soon as Bill puts it into the computer I can create videos.
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Meet Hombre

Hombre is an off-the-track Thoroughbred who is living at Winsong Farm. I’m working with him at liberty and with games and tricks. This evening was my 14th day with him (fourteen days in a row). A little history on his rolling out the carpet: the first time I showed it to him he was worried […]
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Reading and Flag Waving with Zelador

Today I placed a big muck bucket in the northwest corner of Zelador’s stall. His stall is 22’ x 11’ which gives us plenty of room to play games. Along the south wall I put a halter on the ground and at the southeast corner I put a lead line. I had three cards about […]
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Blowing Bubbles with Zelador

I introduced Zelador to bubble blowing in his stall. When he first saw bubbles a few years ago he turned and left me. He went to the far side of the stall and put his head to the wall. He was genuinely frightened, but trying ever so hard to control his fear and not become […]
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Lauren Bode Booklet Launch

We’re having a Booklet Launch Sunday October 16 from 2:00-3:00 at Winsong Farm near Nobleton, Ontario. The Winsong Farm horses will perform at liberty. They’re looking forward to thanking Lauren Bode for representing animals. Pre-registration required. To register contact Winnie Stott: 905-859-6282 or email [email protected] Seating is limited to 100 pre-registered people. Winsong Farm is […]
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Zelador the Cat

August 24 was our weekly lesson with our instructor. At one point I asked the instructor, “What is going on here!” (Zelador wasn’t exactly “with me”.) My instructor said, “You two aren’t on the same wave-length.” A bit later in the lesson things were much better. Zelador and I were more in sync. As I […]
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A Soccer Star in the Making

Today Spring Song did something that was amazing. I first got interested in teaching horses things before the boys were born in 2004. My blacksmith told me about a man who was in his 70s and competing in Quarterama (a BIG event in Toronto for Quarter Horses). The event went on for decades. I think […]
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A Round Pen Performance

Zelador performed in the round pen with about 15 people watching: 1. Rolled out the carpet 2. Fetched Mickey Mouse 3. Picked the “Dr. Trout” card when asked (the “Winnie” card was also available) 4. Blew bubbles 5. Did a lousy job with the mail (probably because the mail box was on a very low […]
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Zelador Receives Trial Vaccine for Melanomas

For several years now, Zelador has been affect by melanomas under his tail. Recently, we attempted a new treatment, a vaccine in trial stages. 2007: When Zelador was three years old we noticed one melanoma to the left of his anus under his tail. My vet put him on Cimetidine, which usually slows or stops […]
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Kye and Spring Song

Here are photos of 26-year-old Kye and five-year-old Spring Song. They are paddock mates.
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Boys at Play

Thought you might enjoy seeing the boys. Zeloso celebrated his twelfth birthday June 30. Zelador’s twelfth birthday was March 16.
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Long Awaited Equine Guelph Fundraiser

Sunday the humidex hovered just below 40 for our fundraiser for Equine Guelph. The arena was shaded and there was a breeze, plus tons of ice cream and delicious cookies made by Mrs. Patmore (a.k.a. Charliene)!We limited the horse activity to WALK under saddle, but at liberty a few of them offered the trot and […]