Meet Tari!

“Well it was bound to happen and one night it did,

Papa came home and it was just us kids we had another horse…”

Nothing like a little Garth Brooks! And yes, we now officially have another Blankenheim – because, you know, we are suffering a serious animal shortage in our house, right?

Meet Tari, a 22 year old registered Quarter Horse mare. And yes, I’m barefoot and in shorts in the pictures below. Cowgirl style. 🙂 She’s a beautiful little stocky thing, formerly a serious cowhorse. She’s going to live out life here at the ranch as a companion horse with some light riding. She’s a very sweet, kind minded mare and I’m so happy to have her!

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RAK #26: Javier Jorge-Reyes

This is the twenty-sixth of 49 random acts of kindness (RAKs) that I’m doing to honor the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. Hopefully each small act puts a little bit of happiness back out in the world!

Clearly, I have a soft spot for HiCaliber – I did a second donation for them. It breaks my heart every week to see the horses that are so sick and terrified, thrown away at auction.

This RAK is in honor of Javier Jorge-Reyes. He had an infectious smile and worked as a supervisor at Gucci. He was a hard worker and a good friend. Rest in peace, Javier.

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RAK # 25: Miguel Angel Honorato

This is the twenty-second of 49 random acts of kindness (RAKs) that I’m doing to honor the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. Hopefully each small act puts a little bit of happiness back out in the world!

For this RAK, I made a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

This RAK is in honor of Miguel Angel Honorato. He was a 30 year old father of three sons, who managed several restaurants in the Orlando area. Rest in peace, Miguel.

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RAK #24: Oscar A. Aracena-Montero

This is the twenty-forth of 49 random acts of kindness (RAKs) that I’m doing to honor the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. Hopefully each small act puts a little bit of happiness back out in the world!

This was another fun one – I found an empty spot on the grocery store shelf and left a gift card there!

This RAK is in honor of Oscar A. Aracena-Montero. He was known as a bright, postitive student and was excited about his future goals. Rest in peace, Oscar.

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RAK #23: Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez

It’s been a while since I’ve posted on these, but I’ve still been working on them. I know it’s been just over a year since the Pulse massacre, but I want to make sure these are meaningful which is why I’m taking my time.

This is the twenty-third of 49 random acts of kindness (RAKs) that I’m doing to honor the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. Hopefully each small act puts a little bit of happiness back out in the world!

This one is near and dear to my heart – I follow HiCaliber Horse Rescue on Facebook. They loud, proud, and huge-hearted.

This RAK is in honor of Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez. He was a sweet man who never missed a birthday, had great leadership style, and was known for his attention to detail. Rest in peace, Simon.

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The Puppies Play Outside

The puppies tub was desperately in need of a good hosing out, so I decided to let the puppies have their first time out in the yard while I cleaned their pool. They had an absolute blast and were so super curious!

Here’s one of my favorite pictures of the day – little Achilles on the move:

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Of course, I had to take lots of pictures of Tritip too:

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And the whole group of them exploring:

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