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Roots Down….Rise UP

Roots Down….Rise UP

| March 22, 2018 | Reply

“Roots Down, Rise UP” is one of my very favorite sayings and recently, it became an integral part of my life. On February 17th of this year, I fell on the ice and severely fractured and dislocated my ankle.   As it happened, the ice storm to which I fell victim, also claimed other individuals, many […]

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The Beginning, Middle and End

The Beginning, Middle and End

| February 15, 2018 | Reply

Our quick photo summary of the barn we built in 2017.  Special Thanks to Dan Ulrich at Midwest Buildings LLC.  

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Putting Our Best Foot Forward

Putting Our Best Foot Forward

| February 1, 2018 | Reply

2018 will be an exciting year of expansion and change at Horse Family.  New content, new contributors and even…a new fresh look for our website. Over the course of the next few months, we plan to add more video content, lifestyle articles, we’ll streamline the navigation and add more content that will focus on our […]

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I’ve Been Thinking…..

I’ve Been Thinking…..

| January 30, 2018 | Reply

I don’t know about you, but it seems like 2017 began and ended in the blink of an eye. I think it’s due to the fact that in addition to our normal family activities and work lives, our family took on a MAJOR project in designing and planning our new barn.   At any rate, 2017 […]

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Building Our Barn – Heading Into The Homestretch

Building Our Barn – Heading Into The Homestretch

| September 11, 2017 | Reply

It’s been a little bit since I’ve updated everyone on the progress of our barn.  Things are moving quickly and we find ourselves entering into the homestretch of this massive project. Here’s a list of what’s been done in the past 2 weeks.  The “Done” list is much longer than the “Still To Do List”…we’re […]

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Building Our Barn –  Roofing Insights & Builder Trust

Building Our Barn – Roofing Insights & Builder Trust

| August 4, 2017 | Reply

There is a LOT going on with our barn project this week.  Steel roof is completely installed and the steel walls are being installed as we speak.   The crew is hard at work on the inside wall structures, insulation and windows as well. In the process of watching all the progress, it’s become more and more evident as […]

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A Leap Of Faith – Building Our Barn – Part 2

A Leap Of Faith – Building Our Barn – Part 2

| August 2, 2017 | Reply

I’m not the kind of person who believes in coincidences.  In fact, I  firmly believe that everything in life happens for a reason, regardless of whether or not we understand those plans.   And sometimes let’s face it, life just requires a leap of faith to keep moving forward. Everything about building this barn has required […]

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Building Our Barn –  Finding The Right Contractor

Building Our Barn – Finding The Right Contractor

| July 25, 2017 | 1 Reply

The process of building our barn is officially underway and one of the MOST important steps in this process for us, and anyone else who is undertaking a project of this is scope is finding the right contractor. Our priority was finding a contractor who was: Willing to listen to our thoughts and design ideas […]

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It’s Really Happening…We’re Building A Barn

It’s Really Happening…We’re Building A Barn

| May 11, 2017 | Reply

Life changes.  Sometimes those changes are frightening and other times they’re filled with joy and the fulfillment of childhood dreams.  My life consists of both right now but for now, I’m focusing on the JOY. I grew up on our family farm and had horses my entire life, until I went to college.    As […]

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Find Your “Max” at the Five Star Horse Sale

Find Your “Max” at the Five Star Horse Sale

| January 20, 2017 | Reply

Earlier last  year, I posted a picture of my new horse, Max.   Max and I remain a perfect match!  He’s absolutely everything I hoped for just as important, he has lived up to the expectations I had which were based on what I was told about him. It wasn’t easy finding him however.  You […]

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