Here's my pick of some great posts from the horse blogging world this past week.
8 Tips on How to Survive Wintertime With No Lights from The Reeling
Far, far braver than I! I'll ride in the dark, no question, but every day? in the winter? as the plan going forward? Noooooope. A lighted indoor is on my must-have list for a boarding barn.
Course walks: there's an app for that from The $900 Facebook Pony
Cooooooool. I am a sucker for horse-related smartphone apps. I wish I had unlimited funds and time to play with them all. In the meantime, I'll have to stick with good review posts like this one.
Holiday Extravaganza: Get Your Buy On from A Gift Horse
It's time to think about holiday gift shopping! Here's a good roundup of neat products that are all offering discount codes for a limited time.
How a Dead Mouse in My Feed Bag Made Me a More Loyal Customer from We Are Flying Solo
I am torn between EW EW EW and WOW, fascinating. Gross picture warning, but hugely informative.
In Memory of Bergie from Paradigm Farms Horse Retirement
Don't click on this if you are not ready for a good hard cry. I'm serious. But if you are - and you want to read the story of a horse whose life was lived exactly the way a horse's life should be, then read this. It's just wonderful. It will re-affirm your faith in people, horses, and the universe at large.
Why equestrian husbands are the most patient men in the world from Racing to Ride
I laughed, and laughed, and laughed some more. Awesome.