Love Where You Live – Keeping Chickens Though it has become more and more popular in the past few years to keep chickens, the pandemic has made urban homesteading appealing to a broader group of people. One of our agents, Raechel Taylor, is an expert in all things chicken and wanted to create a blog… [Read More]
Back to Basics – Haltering
Back to Basics… Haltering Edition Today we are working on haltering, but if you would like to catch up on Valiente’s story, take a look at our first two posts here and here! Today we went back to a super basic but critically important skill – haltering. As you will see in the video below,… [Read More]
Can You Pick Up Your Feet?
In this visit with Valiente, Sarah works to get him a bit more comfortable with day-to-day interactions, including picking up his feet. If you would like to catch up on Valiente’s training journey, check out our first blog post with his history here. Can You Pick Up Your Feet? As all our equestrian readers know,… [Read More]
Odin’s Adoption Day!
Odin’s Adoption Day! Odin’s adoption journey has certainly been a memorable one for us, and on June 30, he stepped into his next chapter. We are so happy for Odin and his adopter and wish them many happy trails in the years to come! Want to see Odin’s journey from the beginning? Start here. In… [Read More]
Part Two: The Mounting Block
Part Two: The Mounting Block If you haven’t been following along, catch up on Odin’s story on the Colorado Horse Rescue website (here) and our previous blog posts. After a little heart-to-heart (as shown in the last video “Part One: Attitude Adjustment”) with Sarah, Odin decided he was ready to go to school at the… [Read More]
Training Tips from Sarah
If you haven’t been following along, catch up on Odin’s story on the Colorado Horse Rescue website (here) and on our latest blog post from March 5 (here). This was the day where we really got to see the nitty-gritty of Sarah’s training program for Odin. Interested in some training tips? Here are some main points… [Read More]
Outside the snow is falling and friends are calling “yoo hoo”…
As the Holiday Season approaches, Colorado weather brings a blast of perfectly appropriate cold and snowy weather. Around here, well, we’ve had our fireplace set to “roar” for days on end. And I admit, there have been a couple days I haven’t set foot outside the house. (Here is where I publicly thank friends… [Read More]