Category Archives: DIY

One More Trailer Upgrade…

Next weekend I’m taking both horses to an endurance ride and will be leaving one horse at the trailer while I ride the other horse.   Knowing the horse left behind will be stressed and possibly pawing or pacing,  I went through the trailer with a fine tooth comb,  looking for any missed detail that …

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DIY: Horse Trailer Mods / Organizing

I made several additions and upgrades to my little 2 horse bumper pull trailer to make better use of limited space and for ease of use.  Here are a few ideas: (Warning:  LOTS of pictures!)

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DIY:  Goat Milk Stand

We needed a milking stand for our Alpine dairy goat, who is due to kid in a couple weeks.  I did some internet research and started off intending to follow the plans from Fias Co Farm (which are really good, btw).  However, I wasn’t really in a constructing mood…  and I’m not really a great constructor anyway… …

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DIY:  Helmet Paint, Round Two

I took a minor tumble a couple weeks ago.  No big deal, it had been a long time, and I guess I was due for a fall. I got up immediately and was totally fine.  My helmet didn’t really collide with the ground, it was more of a skidding across the ground…  but I needed …

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Spring Haircut Time

Since Squidy announced that spring is coming, and the extended forecast looks warm for the most part, I figured it was time for my annual horse hair cut.  This year Squidy is the lucky lady.

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