The Polestar Farm Blog

Day 4

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe loved the stark landscape with the burrowing sheep so much that we decided to camp there for the night. The F road seemed to be one of the … Continued

A fire extinguisher moment

We have all talked about “epiphany” or maybe its phrased a “lightbulb moment”. Either way, I usually use it to describe that look of enlightenment on my student’s face as they suddenly grasp the idea of what I’ve been preaching … Continued

California trip #4

We made it home!  I did NOT intend for my blog to be catatonic for this long, I apologize deeply. My creative juices are needing an outlet, and here it goes! We were driving a mere 30 miles from home … Continued

The Recovery

This post is all about perspective. Will Faudree just posted a radiograph of his neck with the screws and plates in it on Facebook. Kim Meier then replied that she wished she had it that good. My complaint feels so … Continued

Appreciating my favorite vets.

For two seasons now, I have wondered why Cochlear starts out in the spring with trumpets-a-blasting and ends feeling like an out of tune oboe (my sister used to play oboe, so I remember what that sounds like). I have … Continued

Cochlear and his CCI* at Rebecca

We are driving home from an event, exhausted and nobody is talking because you are finally sitting still, after 4 days of vigorous hustle and bustle. Someone will ask to play the game of Pros and Cons – which is … Continued

Jump Academy #3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Jump Academy

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Jump AcademyI have another very cool jump to show you. This combination was on the Preliminary course at Inavale HT in Philomath Oregon. And like the previous Jump Academy, this … Continued

Jump Academy #2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Jump Academy

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Jump AcademyAnother installment of Jump Academy is here! For the last 3 shows, I have been finishing up on Sunday, packing the trailer and generally trying to scoot off the … Continued

Hawaii clinic

I got a blunt message from a friend last week, simple and to the point. “Your blog misses you.” And coincidentally, anther verbal comment from a student “what happened to the rest of your California trip?”. Oops, I guess I … Continued

Getting ready for the California Trip

Its that time of year where we are getting ready to jump-start the season by going to California. I love to get a few events completed early before I don the Organizer hat at Equestrians Institute HT in May. I don’t … Continued