This article was originally published on the Kimes blog - thank you for the opportunity to write with you. I remember how I used to daydream out the window every time we went anywhere, dreaming of the big palomino horse with a blaze that was as fast as the wind. I may have been six... Continue Reading →
When I found out that we lost Sarah Watson, I don't think it really sank in for a few days. I seemed calm and almost, "Okay." It wasn't until I found myself driving the backwoods to do an article where I realized that I couldn't stop crying. There was this heavy, unbearable sadness that had... Continue Reading →
It was a beautiful Oregon Sunday when Miss Rylee and I loaded up our horses and headed to the Oregon coast for a ride on the beach. Now this wasn't just ANY ride on the beach, this was a memorial ride put together for our dear friend Sarah Watson who passed away in early May... Continue Reading →
Three months ago, I was sitting on the ground in a stall of a horse I had only just met, crying hysterically and feeling like a complete failure. It was day 5 and she huddled in the corner, quivering and terrified at my presence. I had no idea what to do, I had never been in a situation where I couldn't even get close to a horse before. We were just two terrified, young animals staring blankly at each other, completely clueless and scared.