We are having a wonderful winter. Not like the last two with freezing temperatures for weeks, frozen water pipes, breaking ice on livestock tanks and stall buckets and brutal winds. Don't get me wrong - I love chill, snow and beautiful winter skies, but I feel for our animals when the temperature takes a significant dive. Are they warm enough? Are they getting enough to eat and drink? Do they have a good wind break? All tough questions when you are snug and warm inside by the fire. So, I am really enjoying this winter and looking forward to a warm, wet spring. Our pastures need to recover from last year's severe drought. God willing.
We have two of our broodmares ready to be bred early this winter for early spring 2013 foals. We have the opportunity to breed both of our outstanding mares to two unique and equally outstanding stallions. Just imagining the outcome is sublime! It is so interesting and exciting to plan the matings and then nurture your mare and wait expectantly for the outcome. This really is the best part about raising these prized Straight Egyptian Arabian horses. We are blessed with the privilege of maintaining these pedigrees.
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