Happy Halloween!!! 🎃🎃🎃

Happy Halloween everyone!

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I was finally able to make costumes for more than one horse unlike last year.

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I used the same candy as last since I have been insanely busy and hadn’t had time to make more candy.

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Tawil and Starlight got to dress up as Dracula horses. Zey vant to suck your blood!

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Coffee Cake got to be a mummy like Gracie last year.

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Flash back to last year’s picture.

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Luna is supposed to be a skeleton. I drew it with white crayon and I should be able to get it off with a magic eraser.

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Amber with Count Starlight.

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Sam with Coffee Cake the mummy.

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Amber with Luna. There was originally a mask to go with the costume. I’m currently using it for Traveller though it is a bit big.

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Lucy with Count Tawil. You can see the jack-o-lantern I made last year in the arena with a light inside of it.

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Happy Halloween everyone! Don’t eat to much candy and remember to brush your teeth!

Towaco5oh🎃🍬👻💀

P.S. I’m staying up late tonight to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas. Alone. Although Jack, our Clydesdale colt will probably be with me. It’s his favorite movie. After all, he is named after the mane (I mean main) character. Preview below!

Favorite clip. Watch this guys lip.

See ya!

 

For the Dogs

This post is going to the dogs!

Last Saturday, my sister and I had a soccer game in York county, and we brought Coffee Cake, Sam, and a few new editions with us.

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I’m swimming!!!

Meet Sparky, the Schleich Dalmatian puppy.🐕 She’s named after the Dog Diaries Horse Diaries cross over.

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Who is u?

My sister got Sparky, another dog, and donkey, and some cows for her birthday this year.

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I really like this picture. The way Sparky is molded makes her perfect for photo shoots like this one.

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Hiiiiii!

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I can rock climb, too!

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This is piper, she is the Schleich Donkey foal and she is adorable!

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Coffee Cake and Piper.

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Get off ma face!!!

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It was a long day.

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Sparky who’s your friend?

The other dog is Bon Bon, the Schleich French Bulldog. My sister named her after an American Girl doll Girl of the Year’s dog.

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Boo!

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I do believe that everyone had fun while we were there!

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There was a crevice just big enough for Sparky to slide down, and I think she liked it.

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“While your at it, scratch my butt!”

~Dude🐕 Disney Descendants 2

I hope you all like this post!

See Ya!

Towaco5oh🎠

 

 

 

New Horses Again (This Time with My Pictures!!!)

So, I finally got pictures of the new horses!!!

First, our new Trahkner mare, Zee-Zee. She needs a show name, so please suggest!

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Looking in hindsight, I wish I would have taken a picture of her with Starlight…

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Then we have Coffee Cake. His show name is WSS’s Cloud Clap.

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Coffee Cake is the special edition Quarter horse stallion and I LOVE him!

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Dat face!!!

Then we have the Shetland mare, Kiss. She also needs a show name.

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I really like the heart on her flank. And her mane looks so thick!

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Lastly we have Flicka or Flicka You Away, Zee-Zee’s foal.

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We also have Sam, the cow, and Blaze.

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Sam and Jen. I need to repaint Sam’s hair red so that I stop getting them mixed up!

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Our new calf. It has no name.

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And Blaze!

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Some other pictures of the new horses.

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Sam riding Coffee Cake.

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Flicka and Angel.

So I will see you all in the next post! Bye!

Towaco5oh

Wait! Don’t Go!

Fusion is coming up *Squee!* Can’t wait! Go here to see what I mean.

Into the Spotlight… Marshmallow!

I thought it was about time for another Into the Spotlight post, so here one is!

Marshmallow or Marshmallow Pumpkin Latte is one of our two Shetland mares. Marshmallow is named after one of the horses I ride over the winter when Sam is away.

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Marshie has one foal, Cookie, but she was fostering another Shetland pony foal until we bought her mother (she still needs a name y’all!).

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Marshmallow is normally used for trail riding, English Pleasure, and In Hand Showing. She has won quick a few ribbons in all of them, mostly blue.

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One of my favorite things about Marshie is that she has a heart in her tail!

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Marsh is Erika’s pony, but sometimes Taylor sneaks a ride on Marshmallow when Erika is away.

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Marshmallow is one of the favorites for beginners lessons at here at Western Star, and Erika is currently teaching her to jump and bit, so hopefully, she will be able to be a pony jumper in the future so that she can bring home some more ribbons for WSS.

Next post: Another Into the Spotlight??? Let me know!

Towaco5oh🐎

Show Season

It’s show season at Western Star Stables!

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Winnie, Taylor, Amber, and the other girls have been busy, busy, busy all this month and last practicing for shows and getting to them.

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Ready to head for the show grounds!

Everyone has been anticipating this season for months here at WSS!

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Rose Briar and Amber were able to win a few blue ribbons together for show jumping this year.

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Marshmallow and Cookie.

We have also had a few changes to the stable recently. Such as…

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Adding our first stand alone stall! The tutorial for this can be found here.

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Amber was quick to make sure that Luna got the stall for Ebony. However, Luna and Ebony soon had to move to the pasture due to a slight emergency.

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Traveler had to move into the stall after getting tangled up in a fallen tree, so he was on stall rest until recently.

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That is it for our updates. See ya soon!

Towaco5oh🦄

Photo Shoot

I was able to go back to Virginia again earlier this month. Sadly, I had to miss when Sam left for the year, but I did end up having fun.

While I was away, I was able to take quite a few photos.

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One place we went to was called Stable Craft Brewery. They have the best food, so if you’re going to Virginia, go check it out! One of the best parts about this place is that they have horses EVERYWHERE!!! You’re allowed to wander the property looking for them, too. All the decor inside was horse-y as well and the bathroom stalls looked like real stalls! They also had a race track for pony racing, and I was able to take a few pictures on it with Gracie and Rose Briar.

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Gracie on the track.

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I think that the mares throughly enjoyed themselves while they were exploring the place.

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Sorry about the bad lighting on Rose Briar’s photos. I had left her in the car not thinking I’d have time to take pictures of them, and I didn’t realize I wanted pictures with her until it was some what dark, so her pictures didn’t turn out as well as the others.

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Another thing we did was go on a hike down to President Herbert Hoover’s personal retreat: Rapidan Camp. Jen and Erika decided to take Rose Briar and Dakota for a trail ride instead of walking to the camp.

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We had a bit of a dilemma on the way down…

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The girls switched horses for the ride home. There was a bridge close to the camp and Jen thought it would be a good exercise for Dakota and Rose Briar to be less spooky when crossing bridges. All went well except the fact that Erika had to reach over and help pull Dakota onto the bridge.

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On their way back, the girls reached the river and decided to let the horses play a bit.

 

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Time to go swimming!

I was also able to take some pictures of the mares without tack.

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Towaco5oh🐴

 

 

New Horses Again!

Hello everyone!

My birthday was on Monday and I was able to get a hand full horses! Please excuse the fact that I don’t have pictures that I took. We currently have no camera. Also, I am not trying to brag, I just thought you guys might be interested in knowing what horses have joined the herd.

I also would love for you guys to give me name suggestions for two of the horses.

First up, Shetland mare!

I also got the Western Riding set.

The girl is Sam, I’m thinking that I will name the stallion Cloud Clap, but I’m not sure, so please suggest names! Also, the calf and dog could use names.

I also got the Trakhner mare and foal.

This is Zee-Zee. I think she is adorable!

And this is Flicka or Flicka You Away. Yeah! Now I have all the Trakhners!

 

Thanks for reading!

Towaco5oh

 

 

A Relaxing Trail Ride

Before I jumping into Horse Camp over the next few days, I wanted to share some pictures I took around the beginning of July.

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Winnie and the girls decided to explore the property and meet up at the creek around lunch time.

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Erika took Molly Sue over the rocky pass close behind Lucy. I think they look rather pretty on the rocks.

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Like I said before, she wasn’t far behind Lucy on Teddy Bear. They, too, took the rocky pass however Lucy wanted to stay closer to the woods.

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Taylor, riding Starlight, and Amber, riding Luna, went through a meadow-y area along another section of the woods.

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Jen, being herself, arrived at the creek first with Dallas.

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Winnie and Sugarcoat went along the bottom of the rocks.

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After they met up at the rocks, the girls let their horses take a drink while they talked about what they hope to do the rest of this summer.

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Starlight being Starlight started splashing in the creek like a foal. The girls had quite a laugh about it.

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I do believe that Luna enjoyed the water the most.

Also on that day, I was able to capture some pictures of some local wild horses.

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They were spotted at the same creek that Jen and the girls had met at earlier.

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It was adorable to see the foals splashing around in the same creek that Starlight had kicked up her heels in previously that day.

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The girls saw these horses on their way back to the barn and decided that the palomino mare was the prettiest. At least Taylor did.

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Winnie thought the leopard Appaloosa and her blanket Appaloosa were the prettiest thought Jen strongly disagreed, saying that were no match for Hotspot and her foals.

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The little Buckskin foal was a hit with her teasing at the other foals.

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Amber, Erika, and Lucy agreed that the lead stallion was the prettiest. They loved how magnificently he stood on the ledge and watch over his mares and foals.

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The girls also spotted one of the mares’ and her foal running towards the creek.

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More Vacation Pictures

Another vacation from June and I haven’t shared pictures. Some times I just really annoy myself. Anyways, here we go.

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I was able to get a few pictures of Buttermilk looking of the cliff.

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I think I like this one best.

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Autumn had fun climbing on all the rocks.

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Another view with Buttermilk.

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Perspective.

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More Rocks.

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Buttermilk and Autumn insisted on having a picture together.

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Sweetheart along a fence.

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Texas decided he wanted to try to jump. Luckily he stuck the landing.

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Belinda was interested in the garden and insisted on having her picture taken with all her favorite vegetables.

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Teddy Bear and Hotspot decided to have a game of chase.

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I thought Hotspot would look good against the pole. I like the look of the distressed white paint against her Appaloosa coat.

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Playing tag around the poll.

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Teddy Bear and Hotspot on the porch. BTW, the location is a Freedman’s house over by James Madison’s Montpelier.

We were able to go to the Shenandoah National Park where we saw a BUNCH of bears and deer.

 

So that is all for this post. See you all next time!

Towaco5oh

 

 

 

Feeling Beachy

Y’all, it has been, like, FOREVER since I posted! So, so sorry about that. Anywho, I decided it was about time to tell everyone about my trip the beach in May. (See how far behind I am!?)

So let’s get started. I only took pictures of my model at the first beach we went to, but who cares!? (Well, maybe I do…)

 

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Nelson walking on the beach.

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Checking out the bushes. (Faxa)

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Nelson and Faxa trapped in the sand. No, Nelson is not disloyal to Dakota, he and Faxa just happened to be the two horses I decided to bring along that day.

Here are a few pictures I took of other things I saw at the beach

 

I also got some decent pictures of the wild ponies on Assateague!

 

Thanks for reading y’all! I will hopefully have a post with pictures from Virginia and some from Horse Camp soon.

See ya!

Towaco5oh