Category Archives: Comtois horse

Comtois horse

LOVE

Buckminster Fuller said ” Love is metaphysical gravity”   I belong to several groups on Facebook. One of the groups is Aging Horsewomen and there are over 40,000 women in the group. The other groups are interested in Comtois horses, … Continue reading

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Sleeping in Paradise

Such a beautiful image in words from my daughter Dana Ecelberger   It is June in the Black Mountains of France, in the Tarn District, in the heart of this very passionate country. The skies are very emotional at this … Continue reading

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Life with a Comtois horse, Vanille

Vanille's shelter is a vaulted ceiling “cave” built in the 1800's for storing root vegetables. She just fits through the door! Spring has kept me busy. After a very quiet and extremely grey winter, the grass and weeds are wildly … Continue reading

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Tòti Bleu’s Book

My daughter, Ashlyn Brown, has taken her precious time to edit and design a book from the 4 years of my blog postings. I am in awe of her patience and many talents. I haven't been able to look inside … Continue reading

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Attelage Vanille – Synthèse et évaluations

An enormous thank you to Jean Francois Servat for this information. He has kept detailed notes for the past two years! (I've translated the french text into english. I hope it's understandable) This lovely Comtois mare, Vanille, lives here with … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

We had a day of sun, bearable temperatures and no wind or rain so we harnessed up Vanille and went for a walk in the forest. Tòti is closed up tight, sleeping in the back garden. Vanille is in her … Continue reading

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Thinking Out Loud

  Autumn in all its beauty has arrived and we have been enjoying it! We have had bright, crisp days and lovely trips with Vanille pulling the caleche. Delicious mushrooms sprinkling the grass along our trail, the Pyrenee mountains in … Continue reading

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