From Colorado Public Radio (Grace Hood): “Most of the pasture we used last year we’re not using this year because there’s no moisture,” [Matt] Isgar said of the land he ranches in Hesperus, west of Durango. “There’s no new growth.” With the dark red bull’s eye of exceptional drought looming over the Four Corners region, […]... Continue Reading →
"Service doesn't end when we hang up our uniform. It ends when we hang up our boots and walk across the threshold of heaven." I've often asked myself this question while on my own journey to figure out. "Who the Hell I am!? And what do I do now?" A veteran, according to the web:... Continue Reading →
It has been a dry year here in the SLV. This winter we had less than a foot of snow all winter at the ranch. It has been windy too up wards to 75mph ! The chickens were not keen on the blast, nor the horses. Being Short on water is a historical issue here... Continue Reading →
From The Deseret News (Amy Joi O’Donoghue): Drought is turning the nation’s largest reservoir dry — Lake Mead reached its lowest levels this summer since the 1930s — and Lake Powell is limping along, just a little over half full. That scenario is prompting the Upper Colorado River Commission to offer $1.8 million in funding […]... Continue Reading →
The human mind is an amazing thing, but often our urbanized lives shut its most basic components down to a sad state of survival, forcing us to rely on simple thoughts and mundane ideas about the world around us. Our own science demoralizes the power of its creativity by succumbing it to firing neurons and... Continue Reading →
This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act’’ or the ‘‘Clay Hunt SAV ACT. Right now 22 American Veterans are contemplating their last days on this small planet. They gave up their freedom, time, personal ideals so they could in their beliefs, 'defend' our country. Now, pressed from... Continue Reading →
Horses have the largest EMP heart aura in land mammals. They can be registered at 200 -500 feet away from the Horse. Some owners have told me they can feel their horse when they’re far away. So it doesn’t surprise me to read that veterans especially are doing so well with their Equine therapist. I will always prefer the company of a horse, to that of a person.
By Brian MacQuarrie | Globe Staff
In Norfolk, female veterans find strength through learning to ride and care for horses
Veteran Eadyie Davis of Marlborough shared a quiet moment with therapy horse Creek. ~ Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff
NORFOLK — Feet in the stirrups, hands on the reins, Karen Souza closes her eyes as a quarter horse named Rio carries her to a tranquil, peaceful place she has rarely visited.
Souza spent decades walled off emotionally after being sexually abused as a teenage soldier. She never formed a loving relationship, and she spoke only sparingly. But from that dark, bleak world, she has emerged to find a place of trust, and accomplishment, and the simple joy of working with a large, strong, patient animal.
Souza is one of several female veterans who exhale and relax once a week at the BINA Farm Center, where they learn basic horsemanship and riding skills…
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Between battling the city and their ever ongoing incompetence at identifying their own property lines...departments...botanist from biologist. I'm still waiting on my darlings to hatch. Silkies as I've read take up 25-28 days to hatch. I'm at day 24, I even broke out my stethoscope to see if I could hear a heart beep, a pip...ANYTHING! Nada. So now I stand... Continue Reading →