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Pax On Parade

Pax, along with Katherine’s miniature horses were in the Schomberg Christmas Parade. The weather was agreeable (about -3), no wind, no rain, no snow, YIPPEE!!! Pax did not load in the trailer to go home. Sniff. In the DARK with a vehicle in fro...

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Where’s Bob Marley?!

This afternoon around 3:00 Bill placed hay in the paddocks for the horses. All was well. At 4:30 we started bringing the horses in from their paddocks. I was working on the east side of the lower barn, bringing in Zelador and Zeloso. Bill was working...

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Pax: From Problem Loader to Self-Loader

Ron has spent tons of hours working with Pax, helping the horse learn how to load into a trailer. Ron’s been patient and carefully thought through the loading problem. Many times in the past 11 years his practice sessions with Pax have ended wi...

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More Horse Mazes at Windsong Farm

Here are the miniatures, Whisper and Robin, filmed from above. You get an idea of the shape of the mazes. Here’s Pax with his first day playing with mazes....

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A New Challenge – Many Horses, Many Mazes

Winnie’s got a new challenge for the horses at Winsong Farm – mazes! In the following videos, she puts Dora, Bob Marley, Doc, Spring Song, Angel and Zelador to the test. This was the first experience with mazes for Doc, Spring Song, Ange...

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Sit Pony, Sit! Bob Marley Takes a Load Off

Here’s Bob Marley displaying Walmart’s new line of equine lounge furniture.  ...

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If You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch Yours

It’s itchy, shedding springtime and the boys couldn’t wait to get their blankets off. Zelador and Zeloso set to grooming each other right away....

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Horse Idioms in Our Language…There’s Quite a List!

After practicing for our miniature horse/pony square dance we were brainstorming for our next fundraiser June 9 (for Matthew House Hospice in Alliston). We started thinking about the horse. Thirty years before I was born horses were an integral part ...

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The Zelador Diaries: March 1, 2019

We are getting ready for the June 9th fundraiser for Matthew House Hospice in Alliston. I put two cards on the wall, one read “Zelador” the other “I Love Carrots.” I asked him to touch the card with his name. He did. I started clicking when h...

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Winsong’s Equine Connection on Display

There’s a Women’s Art Show in Orillia in April. The theme is “connection.” I was encouraged to show the connection we have with our horses. Wendy took the photo of me with Dora so that’s her entry. I took the photo of An...

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