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In the soon-to-be deep midwinter. A Christmas meditation

There is a profound, speaking quiet at the heart of Winsome Farms in winter, especially around Christmas. Maybe because this is the time of year when our hearts are the most willing to hear. Or perhaps there is truly magic in this time, a sweet suspension of disbelief that allows us to believe that our 4-legs can […]

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Nique

Every horse is a gift. No matter what their job, their strengths and weaknesses, their abilities, or lack there of, they are a gift to everyone they encounter.   I am not erudite enough to express what they have brought to my life and countless others I’ve known. Lifesaver is not too strong a term […]

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The Might and Plight of the Thoroughbred Horse

With the Triple Crown looming, Randy Henry tackles a favorite subject… I love Thoroughbreds. Always have. When I was a youngster the horses we bought, trained and showed were Thoroughbreds. “Warmblood” was a word and concept unheard of. There was no lack of stock and they weren’t expensive. We found them on the track where they […]

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The Ocala Shows Begin…

A quick note from Randy Henry… pics and more stories to come!  Our first week showing went well. The horses did 2 days of low hunters with me and then Sammie showed in several classes plus the children’s division over the weekend. As GE used to state in their commercials, “Progress is our most important […]

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