Category Archives: Horse drawn vehicles

Horse drawn vehicles

Tòti Bleu`s Roof

Tòti’s roof has been a major job! After all, the roof protects and shelters everything. First of all, weight has been a big concern. Tòti is pulled by our dear Vanille, not a 4×4. The roof is a huge surface … Continue reading

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June news and photos.

Summer is here, hot and sunny and bright. The flies make life difficult for Vanille. We have convinced her to spend the hot days in an ancient root cellar that is cool and dark. It's a big space with a … Continue reading

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Wind and Rain

Sandwiched in between the April days of wind and rain, were beautiful days of sun and bright blue skies. We grabbed those precious moments to hitch Vanille to the caleche and wander the nearby trails. The first of May saw … Continue reading

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Sun and showers

  We`re continuing our weekly “get fit rides” with Vanille. As you can see, Bella brings her sticks with her. We don`t always let her come along as she still gets too close to the wheels and makes me nervous. … Continue reading

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Sunlit days

  Photo by Ashlyn Brown   Isn`t she/he beautiful!! This lovely animal is fortunate enough to live in a town where no one hunts. The wild animals run free and humans fence in their gardens or plant unappetizing plants. Yes, … Continue reading

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Hooves

Although March is coming in like a lion, there have been several balmy days in the last few weeks. I spent February with my daughters and friends in the states, being spoiled, but Mark and Jean François began working. They … Continue reading

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A New Year

  I began this year with deleting my facebook and removing myself even more from the news media. I realized that the desperate sadness I was faced with on my iPad was coloring my entire day and sneaking into my … Continue reading

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