A Day at the Barn

Hey there! If you’ve read some of my previous posts, you know that I keep Cash at a boarding facility. Although I grew up with my horses in my backyard, my adult home does not have the acreage. Boarding definitely has its perks! I have a whole post dedicated to my experiences with self careContinue reading “A Day at the Barn”

Senior Care: Equine Edition

How many of you have senior horses? My first horse was around 22 yrs old when I got him, and we spent seven wonderful years together trail riding and participating in 4-H. Our biggest event was barrels. I loved all of the contesting patterns and so did Murphy. Even in our last year of running,Continue reading “Senior Care: Equine Edition”

Albion 6… and Counting

So you’ve read about my first encounter with Shadarobah Horse Rescue and the Whitley 10…if not go back and read that first! Not long after the rescue placed most of the Whitley 10, they received a call for another seizure. I had left work early that day, so I was free to help. Originally, theContinue reading “Albion 6… and Counting”

Cash’s Journey with EPM, Part 1

For those of you with four legged equine friends, have you heard of EPM? Do you know what causes this disease and what it looks like? Although I have grown up around horses, I wasn’t personally familiar with EPM until recently. My best friend had an incident with her horse that had caused concern forContinue reading “Cash’s Journey with EPM, Part 1”

Life Lessons from an Old Quarter Horse

On April 3rd, 2020 I lost a best friend. Murphy, my childhood horse was close to 34 and lived a full and wonderful life. Despite knowing that his time would someday come, accepting he’s gone is hard for me. Rather than focusing on what I lost, I decided to remember all the wonderful memories IContinue reading “Life Lessons from an Old Quarter Horse”

Whitley 10: A Rescue Story

If you’ve visited the home page of my blog, you’ve seen the little blip where I talk about The Shadarobah Horse Rescue. Helping with a horse rescue has been something that has always interested me. Throughout nursing school I would check out rescue websites, but committing volunteer time is hard when tests, studying, and clinicalsContinue reading “Whitley 10: A Rescue Story”

Tail Transformation

Hi there! If you haven’t had a chance to read my first blog post, check it out! I talked about how I found Cash, a not so flashy, not so young, not so special looking horse. Have you ever heard the saying “love is blind”? Lucky for me, I blindly fell in love with thisContinue reading “Tail Transformation”

Homemade Horse Treats

In case you weren’t aware, there’s a nasty virus spreading like wildfire out there known as Covid-19. Now, the nurse in me wants to educate you all on proper hand washing and staying home…but I’ll refrain because I’m sure you’ve heard enough about that. Instead, I’m going to share my recipe for homemade horse treats.Continue reading “Homemade Horse Treats”

Boarding vs Keeping Your Horse at Home

Hay friends!…get it…“hay”. Okay it’s cheesy but I couldn’t help it. Let’s talk about boarding! Not everyone is fortunate enough to have the resources or space to keep their four legged friends at home. There’s also probably people who have the resources, but prefer to board instead. Growing up, I was lucky enough to haveContinue reading “Boarding vs Keeping Your Horse at Home”

Hello! Welcome to my blog.

Hello there! If you’re reading this, I am so glad you found my page. My name is Alli and I’m extremely new to blogging. I decided instead of writing all of my life experiences down on private pages, I would rather create an online journal to share with all of you. It’s always good toContinue reading “Hello! Welcome to my blog.”