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Bel Joeor Sale and Giveaway!

Amanda from Bel Joeor is hosting a big sale on her Etsy site and a giveaway on her blog!  She makes beautiful saddle covers and bags.  I highly recommend checking out her shop and entering her contest.  


Happy 30th Birthday Sparky!

Yes, I am THAT person.  ;-)

My wonderful first horse Sparky, registered name Joydale Sparklerslas, turned thirty this year.  I joked about having a birthday party for her back in June, but I never actually figured I would do it.  All summer my friends teased me about not throwing her a party.  Even my hay guy teased me about it and asked when the party was!  LOL!  So I finally broke down and figured she deserved a party.  What a wonderful day!  I am so glad I did it and I am equally glad I have great horse friends who don't think I am completely crazy for throwing my wonderful old mare a party.  


What party is complete without decorations?  I put up her year-end awards from 2006 on the clothesline, the last ones she ever earned.

The backyard before the guests.....except for my son!  ;-)

I put out Sparky's photo albums.

It was quite funny when I ordered this cake from Hannafords!  LOL!  
I have permission to use my friend's photos!  :-)

Horse friends!

My husband, sister in law, brother, and father :-)
My son 
































Comments

Anonymous said…
Looks a wonderful time was had by all!
Kate said…
What a gorgeous girl. She doesn't show her age at all!
Laura said…
Aww looks great! I would love to go to a horse birthday party! :-)
Laura said…
Looks like you had fun! Great pics too!
Val said…
Happy Birthday Sparky!

Those are some lovely photos. Sparky looks amazing!
Sarah said…
Awe, beautiful photos! Sparky looks fantastic for a 30 year old. :) What a lucky girl to be with you all these years. I hope to have Daatje for as long!
Megs said…
This post made me smile. You and Sparky look so happy!

P.S. I love your barn!