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North Lawrence, New York, United States
I can be described as lover of life, an animal lover, and lover of education. I am constantly striving for knowledge and learning opportunities. I've been around horses my entire life. I enjoy working with horses and their human partners through natural horsemanship philosophies, natural balance bare foot hoof care, reiki, red-light therapy, essential oils, aromatherapy, crystal healing, chromotherapy, flower essences, and more. I am a Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master Teacher who offers treatments for people, horses, dogs, cats, and other creatures great and small. I also teach Reiki classes for those interested in learning how to treat themselves, their loved ones, and even their animals! Natural Horse Lover Farm is located in Northern New York between the St. Lawrence River and Adirondack Mountains. Heaven on Earth. naturalhorseloverfarm.com

Saturday, July 07, 2012

A long overdue update

Well, the men were back and working over the week.  They got the large arena doors up, cupolas, dutch doors, and some interior work. I have to get more photos from the inside for you.  As usual, Rick took photos for your viewing pleasure. Some even have his workshop in them.

The plan is for them to come back next week to finish up with trim work, and getting the final doors for the front of the building up. Our contractor will be back to regrade the parking lot and around the barn and arena. We are also waiting for the estimate on electricity and water. Rick and I have to start planning for finishing up the lounge and wash rack.  We agreed that this was something we would do ourselves. We ordered lumber for the outer lounge wall from our builders to ensure that is would match the rest and they brought it in including a few instructions for proper installation, lol, so nice. I am really going to miss having them around, a great group of people who have done so much for us. They are hardworking, kind, considerate, and all-in-all, a pleasure.

The garden is doing well.  Although it was put in several weeks late, it is catching up. I have to water constantly though as we've had little rain.  Next year, I am going to have to add more peat moss, topsoil, and manure to the garden. And, I plan to build more raised beds.  The ones we built this year have been really great. You can see it, sort of, in the barn photos.

Well, that is it for now.  A crazy summer...super busy at work, tons of relatives visiting, building projects, etc.  I cannot wait for it all to just slow done and I can go back to having some good old fashioned horse time again. :)


Naturally Gaited said...


Michelle AKA arabhorselover1 said...

Come on up to the North. Clare!

Janine said...

AWESOME! Wish my horses and I could come live with you LOL!

Michelle AKA arabhorselover1 said...

Thanks, Janine. :)