Kids, Horses, Pointy Things

Jan 30
Jan Swan Wood

Hard Working Neighbors

Jan 25
Jan Swan Wood

The Good Old Days in New York City

Jan 24
Jan Swan Wood

Recent Posts

Racehorse to Ranch Horse Part 5; Baby Arrives, Riding Sort of Resumes

February 15, 2024
Jan Swan Wood

It’s been several years now since I added to my ongoing account of Lily’s journey as a saddle horse. TheRacehorse To Ranch Horse series has four other segments here on Cavvy Savvy. So, I will continue onwith segment #5. I encourage you to go back and read the others so you’ll know her story from […]


Kids, Horses, Pointy Things

January 30, 2024
Jan Swan Wood

When my two oldest grandboys were little, around six and five years old, they spent hours on end riding the two mares I had for them. Josie, the sorrel, was Carson’s, and was a roly poly old type Quarter Horse mare with a lack of burning ambition but enough patience to make up for it. […]


Hard Working Neighbors

January 25, 2024
Jan Swan Wood

Years ago, we had some neighbors that were hard working people that struggled daily to get ahead. Their four kids were working from the time they were walking well. The kids were all in grade school with the oldest maybe in the 5th grade. The county road we took to town went by their place, […]


The Good Old Days in New York City

January 24, 2024
Jan Swan Wood

The “I wish I’d been born back in the good old days” is a common statement. I wonder if the folks who say that really have thought that through? My Dad always said that the “good old days weren’t all that good”, as he was a kid during the dirty 30s. I was reading an […]


Stallion Prospect or Gelding

January 19, 2024
Jan Swan Wood

With foaling season in full swing and the time is approaching, once again, to decide whether a colt is a stallion prospect or not. Some don’t worry about that and just sell the stud colts as weanlings or yearlings and leave the decision to the next owner. But, is that wise? Do those non-stallion quality […]


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