White Oaks, New Mexico is an old gold mining town now officially listed as a Ghost Town. Janie had chosen this place for the ranch because of the history of the area, and because of the beauty of the surrounding mountains. White Oaks is, however, in a remote location. Having a population of about 32 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'White Oaks'
January 26th, 2012 Comments Off
While this would mean the cabin would never get much above 60 degrees on a good day, it would save on propane, and thus leave more funds for hay.
January 13th, 2012 Comments Off
The herd took off, snow flying, and soon surrounded Bill to discover what he had in those bags. Closing in on Bill, Corona snorts: “A treat or your hat!”
January 4th, 2012 Comments Off
You can see the snow swirling around before it actually reaches the ranch. This storm was a fast moving and soon chunks of snow were belting down on the herd.
December 28th, 2011 Comments Off
The high wind forecast was to hit central New Mexico around noon, and Janie figured they could drive to San Antonio on the Rio Grande River and be headed back home before the worst of the winds came
December 19th, 2011 Comments Off
Despite a forecast of an easy winter, the first snowfall came October 27. Grazing for the horses on the mesa is over and those with horses face a grim winter.
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November 18th, 2011 Comments Off
Folly, the Appaloosa mare, and Angel with her stable mates from the track were missing. There were tracks leading toward an old abandoned road…
October 22nd, 2011 Comments Off
The next day after her adventure in the tangled brush, Angel followed the herd up the trail leading to the mesa on an alternative route.
October 7th, 2011 Comments Off
Horses live in the moment and what happened yesterday and what might happen tomorrow was of no concern to Angel.