Sunday, May 3, 2009

We have moved

A lot happened this week. Maddy and I moved over to our new barn, Lundervold Stables. It is about 4 miles down the road from Templeton Equestrian Center, so I am still close to all my old friends. The move went pretty smooth. We got off the trailer and I let her take everything in. I took her over to graze and we got visit different spots on the property and then back to her grazing spot. It was a good tactic to get her adjusted. It went smoother than I expected. I need to quit underestimating my horse:-) I just love my new place. I am paying $350 a month and saving alot without sacrificing. It is a beautiful place with good people and trails right out the back door. Today I went on my first trail ride with my new barn owner, Tammy. I wish I had my camera. The trails are amazing. When we got back I let Maddy graze out in one of the pasture. Look at that grass! Up to her knees...and that is just one of 5 huge pastures they rotate around on. She was in heaven. Her ears flopped to the sides and her eyes half closed and she just had huge mouthfuls of horse candy:-). We are doing about half hour on the grass and then out to a "mudd pasture" or her run. We are both very content and happy even though we left a wonderful place with lots of good memories, I am ready to try something new...feels a bit like leaving the nest off on a new adventure. Check out my new round pen....can you say "liberty!"

19 comments:

Pony Girl said...

Wow, big news, congrats though, the place looks and sounds marvelous! That first picture is beautiful....your mare is looking really good! :)

allhorsestuff said...

YES I CAN!!! And Can you say good property management for a fantastic CHANGE worth leaving for...meee too!!! I know...the grass is soo good for them and mine just ran and came to me and ran and then laid down and took a nap that first day away..peaceful heaven from guns and dogs! You will Loove it there. I almost met you today on the trails...thought you could be there!I am havng a hard time leaving mine...so many undiscovered still! We will have to take turns meeting one another!

Glad you made the jump away...you will NOT regret it!
Kac

allhorsestuff said...

Just gotta add...thatb round pen is sooo made for YOU and Madds!

Esther Garvi said...

Wow, what a place! Does this mean that you and Kacy are on the same place, or are you just close by?

Kacy wrote: "I almost met you today on the trails..."

Maddy is gorgeous. My girls would freak over so much happy horse candy! Good thing rainy season is coming up, so their turn is in a few months now.

Kate said...

Looks like a really nice place - hope you guys are happy there and have lots of fun!

Grey Horse Matters said...

Great grass pastures and a really nice round pen. Hope you and Maddy(who is beautiful by the way) enjoy your new home. Good luck and have fun on the new trails.

jacksonsgrrl said...

It's almost a year since I moved Jackson and the only thing I have done is moved onward & upward with him.... Sounds like you have her in a great place and that is a very nice round pen--I like the size of it--many of them here are smaller which I don't like as much. Also, the lower price tag will help with other things--LIKE GAS FOR YOUR NEW TRAILER!!!! :) I was SO happy to see that you found the perfect one for you!!! Trailer & barn!!! Best wishes, the grass looks LUSH!!!!

Drillrider said...

Congrats on the move. Sounds like it is better suited to your (and Maddie's) needs and for less $$. You can't beat that!

OnTheBit said...

It looks wonderful! And now that you have your own trailer you can keep going back to visit any time. I can't wait to read all about your new boarders and $350! I am DROOLING at that price.

Kate said...

Thanks for visiting, and for your thoughtful comment - I added a little more in a comment of my own.

projectjasper said...

Oh wow, I am so jealous. Do you know how hard it is to find a place with even PASTURES in the SF Bay Area?? Let alone grass! Makes me want to move sometimes! Good luck to you, it looks amazing!

Strawberry Lane said...

What great news. And what a wonderful place for you and that beautiful horse to be. Great management, friends, beautiful trails, pastures ... and that round pen! Lucky you!

Lori Skoog said...

What a beautiful facility. Good for you....all that and saving money too. You are going to have a very happy horse.

Five O'Clock Somewhere said...

All that grass is heaven for a horse. Congratulations on your move.

Flying Lily said...

New barn and new trailer - lots of excitement for the summer to come. The facility is beautiful and I am sure Maddy will be thriving there. Smart move.

Molly said...

Maddy has my heart! She is such a beauty.
With your new trailer and only 4 miles you will be together with your friends often.

Callie said...

Great! She looks good and happy!

smellshorsey said...

I want your pasture! How wonderful and lush.

It sounds like a dream. I know you will enjoy yourself there. But be sure to take your camera next time!

mike said...

thanks for sharing