Blue’s Breeding Blog #2

Blue had her “checkup” today.  The vet needs to check to make sure that she is healthy and that she has no infection or problem with her uterus.  What I learned :  horses are big inside!  The vet had to reach all the way into poor Blue (who was gently sedated for this intrusive procedure). […]

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Blue’s Breeding Blog #1

After lots and lots of contemplation, we’ve decided to breed our beautiful Paint mare, Blue.  This blog will chronicle the journey. The decision to breed did not come easy.  Ask any one what they think, and you’ll get a different opinion every time, often with a great deal of passionate conviction.  People have strong thoughts […]

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5 Great Herbs for Horses

by Sara Stewart Martinelli I know a lot of people, (and I must admit, I do it too!) who spend a lot of money on supplements for their horses. There are supplements for digestion, joint health, hormonal balance, and just about any other health issue you can think of. But why do modern, domestic horses […]

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Three of my Favorite Healing Wild Flowers

This is an article that was published in the Wellness Times, June 2012. Sweet Violets – Viola odorada Little sweet violets are the perfect harbinger of spring, with their quiet, humble purple faces cheerfully appearing amidst their heart shaped leaves.   Native to Europe, violets are now found throughout the world and are known as sweet […]

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Flooding at the Farm

We were lucky at Three Leaf Farm that the flood waters did not reach the house, barn, goat cottage, or chicken coop.  All our buildings were spared any flooding, but unfortunately, the waters did cover almost all of our property other than that.  The waters literally came within inches of the buildings. Our back acres […]

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