Happy Halloween!

31 10 2013


Spooktacular greetings from our herd to yours!

Fabulous family

19 02 2013


Chipeta with the iconic unnamed promontory behind her. Some girls wear braids or dye a lock of hair; Chipeta is following mustang fashion with the twig accessory. She is a trendy girl.

Ty watches Copper.

Ty, looking all dapply and handsome.

Seneca taking a nap.

Baby Seneca taking a nap.

Chipeta and Seneca watch a truck drive west on the Disappointment Road.

Mama and daughter, watching a truck drive by on the road down the hill.

I don’t think I posted these, taken a few weeks ago. Such a sweet family.


4 02 2013

Seneca and daddy Ty.

Seneca carefully watches daddy Ty graze the choice grasses still available through the snow. Pictured is – I think – sand dropseed, prevalent throughout the basin.

Seneca and daddy Ty.

Mini me with daddy. Nearly identical stances, which isn’t all that unusual, but it’s CUTE!

Seneca making a funny face while grazing in the snow with daddy Ty.

Mmm hmm. Cute. 🙂

Looking out for baby

29 01 2013

Ty and his baby girl, Seneca.

Daddy Ty, like most stallion daddies, is a very good daddy! Seneca likes to hang out with him. I love his stance of casual protection while baby girl grazes right beside him. Mama Chipeta grazes contentedly in the background.

Baby news

16 01 2013

Speaking of late babies, this little girl, born Sept. 23, is doing perfectly well!

Mama Chipeta and baby Seneca.

Baby Seneca with mama Chipeta.

Baby Seneca has a chat with daddy Ty.

Baby Seneca with daddy Ty.

Baby Seneca naps knowing daddy Ty is protecting her.

She IS a daddy’s girl.

Mama Chipeta, baby Seneca and daddy Ty

Seneca with mama and daddy.

We got some good snow a few days ago, and most of the basin has quite a good cover. Now it’s cold – sometimes bitterly cold – under the crystal-clear sky. But the horses have thick, rich, furry coats, and they’re in excellent shape!

Daddy’s little girl

20 12 2012

From last week:

Daddy Ty with daughter Seneca

Daddies love their babies, too. Ty and Seneca (mama Chipeta is leading just to the left).

Family ties

10 12 2012

In honor of young Mr. Asher, some photos of his family:

Ty, daddy of Asher and Seneca.

Daddy Ty

Chipeta and Seneca, Asher's mama and little sister.

Mama Chipeta and baby sister Seneca

She is going grey much faster than brother Asher. Long-legged beautiful ponies!

Remember veterans, know freedom

11 11 2012

In recognition of all our veterans sacrifice for the freedom of all Americans, thank you.

Happy Veterans Day.


5 11 2012

Spent a beautiful evening with these critters:

Daddy Ty, baby Seneca and mama Chipeta. Such a handsome family!

Seneca is looking strong and healthy. The forecast shows snow for Saturday. Keep your fingers crossed; we need the moisture BADLY.

I *heart* this family

11 10 2012

And why not?

Small family. Big love.