Proud to be an American “I was hoping for a moment of light, a second of shining and perhaps a glimpse of better days, but it appears that may not be the case. As a veteran of two armed conflicts I did not pledge my life for the […]
by R.T. Fitch “More Companion Animals Run Away During the 4th Than any other Time of the Year…” Living in an equestrian community it has always been the ‘law of the land’ to ban all types of fireworks at all times of the year for the sake of […]
This little mini looks like he/she was pretending to be a wild horse! The video below just goes to show, if you really put your mind to something, you can do it. On this Feel Good Sunday, we hope you’re all still enjoying the long 4th of July […]
It is July 4th, 2011 and I am allowed the brief respite of reflecting upon the past, some forty years ago, when on the 4th of July, 1971 an exuberant, healthy young man was contemplating what the future would hold for himself, his country and the world. Fresh out of High School and fully enlisted in the United States Air Force this novice to the realities of life was only two days away from shipping out to boot camp and the vast mystery of military service in the United States Armed Forces.
I do not know why you have asked me to speak here today, nor do I understand what object you have asked me to represent in the celebration of your Independence Day. You celebrate freedom and justice, reflected in your Declaration of Independence, but that paper does not apply to me, or to any other animal that shares this earth with you.