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Horses, horses, and more horses…

4/24/2018: Was another nice horsey day (we just love this nice weather!) Tango and I went for a long walk/jog again. She is getting used to our trails. Her head is lower and lower and she is staying at a safe distance and pace…

Tango, the Buckskin Mare, on the farm

4/23/2017: I took Tango for a long walk/jog last night. We are working on our verbal cues to prepare her for her Dr. Cooks bitless bridle. She got to try on her new bareback saddle as we lunged around in circles in various parts…

Welcome Home Tango!!!

Tango, our new horse on the farm, did great last night. This was her first night in a few years outside and not barn stalled. It was cold, breezy and crappy weather. We tried our best to recreate her stall environment with lofty pine…

Farming for the Holidays

Nothing makes me feel more like a “farmer” then making homemade gifts for the holidays. I have a special Texas BBQ sauce recipe that everyone loves. This Christmas I made a huge batch and gave them away as gifts. Late summer 2017 we picked…

South Facing Front Door

Reading about the formal front door of the house pointing south: – A front door facing south benefits politicians, religious beads and industrialists. Historically, Chinese emperors built their palaces overlooking their subjects to the south. A south facing door ensure the home gets the…

Elderberry Tree

With the help of my dad, I also discovered that our front yard has a cluster of mature and young Elderberry (black berry) Trees. Some are being choked out by some other bushes and trees but I will be sure to open these right…

A letter to our Forester and Loggers

Robert, Both Jared and I want to let you know that we are extremely happy with the work done at our property. It seems that the crew is wrapping up this morning. A sad day knowing that their trucks pulling in will no longer…

Fox and Crow Funnies

Clearing the land for agricultural use

We teamed up with a Forester to consider the best way to reclaim up to 20 acres of land for agricultural use (we have 100 acres total.) Unlike most people who want to sell their most valuable hardwood trees and cash them in for…

Wayah, The Shelter Puppy

Wayah as a wee little puppy in foster care in Georgia Wayah and her litter arriving in New Hampshire at the Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester, NH. Wayah on her first Saturday at the farm. A lot of playing, running, eating, sleeping,…

Wayah, The Livestock Guardian Dog

Introducing our first and most important livestock investment: A 24 hour Livestock Guardian Dog security system. No batteries required. We have named her Wayah “way-yah” Cherokee for Wolf. To further explain the unique name, she simply looks like a Wolf and is bred to…

LIVESTOCK GUARDING DOG FACT SHEET

LIVESTOCK GUARDING DOG FACT SHEET Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service U.S. Department of Agriculture Overview Livestock guarding breeds originated in Europe and Asia, where they have been used for centuries to protect sheep from wolves and bears Americans have used guarding dogs since…