Desert Horses

Welcome to my horse blog, Desert Horses. We live in the desert southwest, near Palm Springs, CA, but board our horses up in our local mountains where it is cooler in the summer. I have 5 horses, all rescues. Here is the ranch up the mountains where the horses stay, November 30, 2014.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Not sure where this blog is heading



I'm not sure where this blog is heading.  I'm back in school and I only get to see the horses on weekends now.  I'm not there for their training on Tuesdays, either.  Hubby and I just spent a 3 day weekend up in the Sierra.  We drove up there looking for fall colors on the aspen, but it was too early.  We DID find a few aspen with yellow leaves, but it was just so nice to get up into chilly mornings and cool days! We did find some horses and I met a fellow blogger and a nice young man up at the Silver Lake riding stables.  He showed me some of his photos of the mustangs near Bishop, CA.  He has a long-term job taking dam workers up to a dam they are building up above Silver Lake and I saw him go by early yesterday morning with 4 mules.  He is a budding photographer and hubby and I talked to him for about 1/2 hour on Sunday.  It was good to get out of the desert heat (it's been 103 here lately and all this week the forecast is for more of the same), so experiencing chilly mornings was a real change!  I went for morning walks with my camera, saw alpenglow and mist rising from Silver Lake, and ate hearty breakfasts at the cafe at the Silver Lake resort.  Unfortunately, I also picked up a sore throat on this trip and I'm now fighting a cold. The horses and wild sunflowers were down in Lone Pine, CA and the aspen leaves are at South Lake, above Bishop.

3 comments:

Kate said...

Thanks for the beautiful photos!

C-ingspots said...

Sounds like an enchanting weekend trip to me! I could just picture it. I'd wilt in those desert temps for sure. Beautiful pics of your horses and those sunflowers...so pretty!

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

Sounds like a wonderful little vacation in the Sierras. :)

~Lisa