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Winter Fun with Dora

Dora arrived here at the end of November. Each month she demonstrates some of her favourite games on video. I TRY to do the filming at the beginning of the month, but February’s weather has been challenging. We did get the camera, cameraman, pony a...

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The Other Side of Dora

For less than two months Dora has been at Winsong Farm learning tons of new games and tricks. She’s a total delight to work with. She’s happy, brilliant, eager. You name it, she can do it. Dora’s the perfect pupil. We’re really looking forwar...

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Dora the Wonder Pony

Just got into the house after playing with Dora in the arena. On the really cold days I play with her in the barn so this past week the barn has seen a bit of action. Up in the arena we have four rotating top pedestals. Two of them have a slanted bas...

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Santa’s Workshop

Check out our Santa’s Workshop video! Yesterday, December 17, the horses created the video. The temperature was a warm zero, whereas today the wind is whipping and minus eight or lower. We’re SOOOO glad that we scheduled the filming for yeste...

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Blow Your Own Horn

A friend, Colleen Archer, taught her white pony named Timbit to “blow his own horn”. Yesterday I went shopping and found a bicycle horn that’s about five inches long. I introduced the new bike horn to the lower barn after I brought them in from...

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More Fun With Dora

Dora celebrating her one week anniversary playing and learning at Winsong Farm....

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The New Girl, Dora

Dora arrived last Saturday and she’s staying with us for the winter. She’ll be in our spring show. When I went to the paddock gate and called to Dora (a pony wintering with us) so that we could go to the arena I noticed that Dora, Kye and Spring ...

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Attachments Run Deep

Our riding instructor, Alex, was gone for a week (missed one lesson here). He returned for the lessons on Thursday and Zelador was beside himself. I was leading him from the lower barn to the arena and Alex was just entering the little gate near the ...

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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...

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