Well, what do you know? I took a break from the round corral yesterday to enjoy a bowl of melon and grapes while catching up on email, and found a surprise in my inbox:
Cherie, a thoughtful owner-barefoot trimmer who writes One Red Horse, chose The Barb Wire as one of several recipients of this award. Thanks, Cherie! It's wonderful to know that what I post here is interesting and helpful to someone.
And now, I get to pass it along to some of my favorite bloggers:
To Life at Star's Rest, where Carmon's heartwrenching sincerity infuses her posts about the mustangs, greyhounds, trials, and love that fill her remote mountain yurt. (Okay, so the mustangs aren't actually in the yurt...)
To April at EnduranceRider, who recently completed her first 100-mile endurance race on her Arabian, Tanna. April rode with a partly-healed, badly-broken leg, and she updated her blog several times during the race. Now, that's dedication.
To Maria, The Thoughtful Horseman, from whose posts on barefoot hoofcare and related subjects I have learned much.
To Lynn of A Virtual Visit to Laf'n Bear Studio, because I never tire of reading about her equine anatomical research and sculpting technique. Her finished work is nothing short of breathtaking.
To Kimberly, whose well-written, thoughtful, and useful posts make Enlightened Horsemanship through Touch one of my perennial favorites.
Here's how it works:
* Include the logo on your blog or in a post.
* Nominate at least 5 blogs.
* Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blogs.
* Link to this post and to the person from whom you received your award.
Thank you, fellow bloggers and readers who comment here. Your insights often make my day.
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