October 22, 2018
I just love horses. There is just something so gentle and lovable that draws me to them. There are over 350 breeds of ponies and horses in the world today which fall into four major groups.
When reading about the different kinds of horses I came across the Falabella Miniature Horse. (I thought there were only small ponies, not small horses) The Falabella miniature horse is one of the smallest breeds of horse in the world, seldom taller than 8 hands (32 inches, 81 cm) in height at the withers.
The Falabella Miniature Horse has a sweet personality, and this breed enjoys spending time around people of all ages. Because of their size, these horses are easy to handle, and they are also easy to train and highly intelligent, so they make wonderful family pets and equine companions for people of all experience levels.
Falabella Miniature HorseWeber Training Stables
I can just imagine having a little horse playing with the dogs and children in the garden. lol If you have any experience or have seen these little horses, please comment for us.
Looking forward chatting to you again.
October 22, 2018
I have no experience with minis, other than that I have seen them, but we have a horse, a light horse—and American Quarter Horse. It has its very own registry. These are ideal ranch horses, though ours was built for showing. He’s a real beauty: Mister Good Walker (“Walker”).
December 18, 2018
It is wonderful to share another "feel good" story with you. This time it is from South Africa, a land with a history of racial prejudice.
A young motorist has heaped praise on two Good Samaritans via social media after a punctured tyre left him stranded on his way to Bethlehem in the Free State. The opening line of his post starts with: "You'll never find a beautiful country like South Africa. "On my way to Bethlehem from Potch, I got a puncture and I was driving a friend’s bakkie (pickup), taking some stuff home.
"I was so excited to go home that I even forgot to check if the car had everything, only to find the car doesn’t have a car jack and a wheel spanner," Neville Manchu said in his Facebook post on Friday. ...
December 14, 2018
Looking at the many advantages of traveling First Class vs Economy Class, this story warms the heart even more. Imagine the joy of a mother with a very sick baby, supposed to travel economy class, getting the opportunity to travel First Class because a kindhearted stranger thought she deserved that seat more than he does.
Kelsey Rae Zwick was flying from Orlando to Philadelphia with baby Lucy so she could be treated at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In a Facebook post Kelsey said she had boarded the American Airlines flight with Lucy, and they were making themselves comfortable when they were approached by a flight attendant.
December 04, 2018
I have wonderful memories of the family making jam when the peach season was at its height. We had many Yellow Cling Peach trees in our garden and they would yield buckets full of delicious peaches. And this is where my trip down memory lane begins.
On a specific day the family would pick these bucket fulls of peaches and take them to the veranda. There we sorted the peaches for jam or to be laid into Mason jars. The peaches for jam had to be peeled and sliced. Then it was off to the pots to boil for hours.