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The Hits Just Keep on Coming – Expenses-wise!

Help Libby get back to doing what she loves – being a therapy horse!

By Dan Roark

While I was posting about how well Libby was dealing with equine Cushing’s disease, her health began to go south, adding to the…

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Expressions of New Hope – Margaret

Margaret and her magnificent sunglasses.

By Dan Roark

Margaret is usually wearing sunglasses of some sort. She always has fun riding, but especially so on Family Fun Day. I don’t know if she took them off for my sake –…

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Equine Therapy is For Horses, Too – Libby

By Dan Roark

The reason Sharla was clipping Libby during the Farrier’s visit was due to Libby having equine Cushing’s disease, as I mentioned in the Farrier post.

Cushing’s disease, whether in humans or horses, involves the pituitary gland and…

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Before the Deluge Recap – The Coming of the Farrier

Rylee, facing the camera, talking to Kim Martin, NH Barn Manager, by the Farrier trailer.

By Dan Roark   The farrier comes every five weeks. The last time was on May 20 – before the torrential unforgiving rains. Joey was substituting…

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New Hope – After the Deluge

Sean working on upper paddocks.

By Dan Roark     I had originally planned to begin by saying “after the rains and storms of last week” when the bottom dropped out again as I was sitting there. Then more rain came. The…

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Claire, FFA, and Horse Judging

Claire on Cy

By Dan Roark

Claire and I were talking during one of the two Denton Riding Club Playdays in which New Hope riders participated. She was telling Cyndy and I about her team competing in Horse Judging events…

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Expressions of New Hope: Ashwik

Ashwik Ponders

By Dan Roark

In the couple of years since Ashwik began riding at New Hope, I have taken pictures of him on numerous occasions. When he first began riding, it was almost impossible to get a shot with…

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Volunteer Highlight – Emily Klemme

Emily assists Chris in grooming Daisy Mae while Caleb looks on.

By Dan Roark

Emily is a regular volunteer at New Hope, in addition to being a substitute teacher in the Argyle school district. She recently moved to Argyle and…

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Kudos to Highland Homes Volunteers

By Dan Roark

The sensory trail at New Hope is brighter, thanks to the painting skills of the Highland Homes Volunteers (HHV). They painted every game on the trail that really needed painting and revived the Number Doors game after…

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