The black Percherons, adorned with bright red bows and a strand of jingle bells tinkled joyfully as we glided upon the crest of the new fallen snow. That scene was a dream in my mind long before I ever met the draft horse people who would make the dream come true. In early November, Dale […]
It’s funny how a few words, tucked away in your brain can come racing to the forefront of your thoughts in a split second. You do whatever you can to avoid getting into that situation. Today is Wednesday, September 23rd and I’ve returned to the barn after a lovely fall ride with Shelly and Nelly. […]
In the early 1920s, my Grandpa Kopjar immigrated with his wife and children from Europe to start their new life as Saskatchewan farmers. He farmed with horses for a number of years but eventually bought the much sought after tractor. I can only imagine the excitement he felt when he could walk to the yard […]
I was invited to join the Bailey and Befus families on a wagon day trip to Kananaskis Country on August 1, 2015. Mother Nature was playing nice that day and we woke to blue skies and warm weather.
May 15th, 2015 found us on a journey to the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site south of Longview, Alberta. Trucks, trailers, people, horses and farm equipment descended on the ranch for the spring planting of a barley crop.