It’s not you, it’s me

We can use the wisdom of an old horse. Release the old horses and follow them, and thereby reach the right road.  – Guan Zhong, Chinese politician and scholar (725-645 BC) Horses today are mostly enjoyed for recreational purposes.  Very few horses in 2021 “make their living” transporting their people to town, dragging logs in […]

Time to Ride South?

Online work?  Online school?  Why not do it all from somewhere a little warmer this winter?  What if you could keep working online, keep the kids in online school, and take a break from winter – with the chipping ice out of your horses feet, blankets on and off, long periods of time out of […]

Facing Fear in Riding

Do the thing you fear the most and the death of fear is assured.  – Eleanor Roosevelt Having fears can cripple us.  Fears are nothing to hold on to or live with.  In order to be the best version of ourselves, we have to face our fears in all parts of life and take action […]

Go Horse Camping in Colorado!

What better way to get away than take your horses and go camping!  Social distancing is naturally built in and you can be with your tribe in a new location other than home.  Here are some of the places offered in our beautiful state that provide overnight facilities for people and horses.  For more information, […]

A Way Forward in the Horse World

One of the popular memes going around right now for horse people is that daily life does not look much different pre or post COVID-19.  It is just the norm that some professional and amateur riders spend most of their days alone with their horses riding and training anyway.  Some have had a breather in […]

Fencing, Pasture & Hay Storage – Horsekeeping Mountain Style

One dream that brings many residents to larger properties in the Foothills is having their horses at home.  The ease of enjoying more time with them by just walking out the door.  If you keep your horses at home in our mountain area, you know that our location does not fit into the average book […]

What makes a horse property a horse property?

Andrew and I have been specializing in helping folks buy and sell horse properties in the Foothills, along the Front Range and throughout Metro Denver for more than 15 years.  Because it is a specialty, and we target marketing to people around the globe, we often come across individuals who are new to the area, […]

Domestic and Household-Use Well Permits

Many horse owners in our Foothills communities, along the Front Range, and even throughout the State of Colorado give no thought about the legality of the source of water for their horses.  Whether it be a “frost free” spigot, a garden hose running from the house, or plumbed automatic waterers, owners turn on the tap […]

Rider Confidence – Can I really do this?

May your choices reflect your hopes and not your fears.  – Nelson Mandela Horse goals for each of us can vary greatly.  For some it may be to just get on and feel safe, to trail ride around the block, to rope a calf, to correctly complete a barrel pattern, to remember the drill team […]