August 8, 2016

I guess any regular followers of this blog, or in fact, of the Red Gate, know that our horses are draft horses, but what does that mean?  What makes a horse a draft horse?  Is it a horse than can withstand cold air coming in a window?  Maybe it runs so fast that it cre...

July 14, 2016

During the summer of 2015, I hired a (wonderful) assistant and drove Duke into Almonte every Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting.  There were some really important positive things that resulted.  We had an unbelievable summer, the three of us, making our way around...

July 4, 2016

Standing over a malfunctioning pressure washer, a running hose, an empty trough on its side and a whole paddock of composted horse poop in thirty degree weather - yeah, I live for that.  Having Suzy just off to my left, impatiently stamping her foot to hurry the fillin...

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