From the Horses Mouth Blog

Emily Joy Otis is here!

For all of you who have been waiting to hear the update on Emily and I, here it is. On November 30, Landon and I headed to the Labor and Delivery wing at the Bonner General Hospital to begin my scheduled induction one...

Freya Ford, Miss Rodeo Idaho

The first time I met Freya Ford she was attending horse camp here at the ranch for her very first time. She was your typical horse crazy girl who didn’t have horses of her own. This first camp wouldbe the first moment of the many...

Star

As another group of quilters pile into the lodge for a long weekend of non-stop quilting, Star assumes her position in the middle of the Great Room floor. She knows that it is her job to care for, entertain, and act as tour guide...

Grounded

I have been grounded!It has been 70 days since I last rode a horse. One thousand, six hundred and eighty hours since I have sat astride the most magnificent beast ever to walk the earth. One hundred thousand, eight hundred minutes since I have been...

The Herd

As a wrangler, I really appreciate the quality of horses at the ranch. From a 13.2 hand tall pony to the gentle giant draft horses, they are all a joy to work with.Those horses ridden by our guests are the saddle horses. This group consists...

NWBRA Finals 2009

One of the Western Pleasure Guest Ranch wranglers, Sammi Jo Carter, recently competed in the North West Barrel Racing Association Finals October 8-11 in Gillette Wyoming.For those of you who don’t know what the NWBRA is, here is a little overview. Their mission is “To...

An introduction to “From the Horse’s Mouth”

“In horse racing circles tips on which horse is a likely winner circulate amongst punters. The most trusted authorities are considered to be those in closest touch with the recent form of the horse, i.e. stable lads, trainers etc. The notional 'from the horse's mouth'...