"Horses Dream Of Being Trained The Way A Donkey Demands To Be Trained" Melody Johnson

Archive for ‘November 6th, 2012’

Rio’s New Oil Painting


This is hot off the press as the paint has not dried 🙂  

Anita Miller painted Rio from a photo I sent her  just got the final photo copy, the painting will be shipped to us before Christmas I am so excited.   Looking for a unique and special gift for a family member?  Here is her business link. http://anitamiller.wordpress.com/

Thank you Anita!


How Cold Is Too Cold? – How do we know when to blanket?


Select Is It Natural To Blanket?

How Do We Know When To Blanket?

My Thoughts and Ideas

* If your equine does not have a thick fur coat on because you shaved it off blanket – Our donkeys are shed out about five weeks out of the year and that’s it I think they know what’s best. 

* If you see your donkey, horse or mule shaking/shivering by all means get a blanket on them something is not right they need help

* Any equine who is sick just had surgery needs a blanket on until they are well again

* Anytime we move into the twenties I blanket at night and I check the blanket every day, remove for a few hours if it warms up during the day giving them a chance to roll

* Just like people older equine get arthritis and need a bit of help a blanket will help

* Babys born in the winter need a blanket

* Donkeys, horses and mules enjoy warm water so look into a heated water system just make sure they cant bite the cord

* A little extra hay helps keep them warm

*  Shelter is a must for all equine, donkeys that stand in the damp cold and have no shelter can get really sick

* Remember blanketing when it is too warm is not good either as they can over heat 🙂  Talk to your vet about blanketing before old man winter comes to your farm

Please Make Sure Your Blankets Fit before the weather is too dangerous to get stuff shipped or drive to pickup. 

Any thoughts or suggestions to help others is much appreciated, please leave a comment.

GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!





Lens And Pencil Studios

Exploring and exposing the beauty of things

Green Acres Adventure

Trusting God with every detail of our new life on the farm.



Peace, Love and Patchouli

Mental wanderings amongst stardust

SwittersB & Exploring

Photography, Fly fishing, Life, Visuals & Fun

Fringe's Folly

For the purists, dirtbags, and salty oldtimers who live climbing

Schoonover Farm Blog

This is the blog for our little farm in Skagit county. Here we raise Shetland sheep, Nigerian Dwarf goats, and Satin Angora rabbits. In addition we have donkeys, llamas, cattle, pigs, chickens, geese, ducks, peafowl and pheasants. The blog describes the weekly activities here.


Just cultivating

Eggs Honey Cream

The quiet life in the Suffolk countryside


Making and creating

Birds World Of Flora

A gardening journey

Guarantee-60 Days Money Back(Specific Product)


Stephen Hung Photography

The World through My Lens

Roads End Naturalist

Educating myself and others about the natural world as I wander and ponder at road's end.

Creation Words

"Since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities, His divine nature and eternal power have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so people are without excuse." Romans 1:20

Party Around The Kotatsu

Two misfit Americans staying cozy in Japan

%d bloggers like this: