SATURDAY IS PHOBLOG DAY!






TODAY, we were supposed to have a Horse and Man Jewelry sale, but again, we will be rained and winded out.  Not complaining.  The fires are out because of all of this rain.  What is amazing to me is that it doesn’t usually rain this hard or this long at this time of year.  I think all of those prayers were answered…

HERE WE GO!

HA!

BEAUTIFUL wild ones.

from Kat Livengood.

Lovely.

From Kat Livengood, again.

Somewhere in Montana…

Our friend, Rebecca and Freckles. You can see why they call him Freckles…

Amen.

Don’t want to see this above my head, but in a photo, she is beautiful. (From Black Jaguar, White Tiger Foundation)

I think this is how pretty much every giraffe is seen by every living thing.

You know this horse loves this body worker.

Pretty barn.

Wow.

Amazing shot.

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–All pieces here were artisan crafted for the the needy horses featured in the  HORSE AND MAN BUCKET FUND!

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Turquoise and Chain ‘Protect this Rider’ necklace! Only $154!

This is the last of the Sweetbird Studio pendants and is it so GREAT! Turquoise chunks with turquoise nuggets and silver chain with lobster clasp! 16″ Sweetbird Studio pewter pendant is an additional 1″ .

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LET JESUS TAKE THE REINS necklace! SHOW STOPPER! Only $210!

Gorgeous, bright Chrysoprase gemstone nuggets with silver Czech Glass beads and large Chrysoprase rock and handmade sterling silver heart at closure. Sweetbird Studio pewter pendant says, “Let Jesus take the Reins” (on back, “Horses are proof God loves us”). One of a kind. Necklace 20″. Pendant an additional 2″.

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GREEK necklace #2! Only $52!

BEAUTIFUL Czech Glass in seaGreens and seaBlues with a Bronze patinia’d Greek dial pendant. Great alone or layered! 20″

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AMETHYST “FAITH” DOUBLE SIDED CROSS WITHIN A CROSS NECKLACE! ONLY $56!

Amethyst gemstone rounds compliment the gold bronze cross within a cross – one side shows type, the other side is plain. Options! Lovely alone or layered! 19″

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1–Gorgeous and bright Green Blue necklace! Only $38!

So brilliant light cobalt blue and teal green Czech glass beads with a handmade sterling silver heart charm at crystal closure! Great alone or layered!

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2–PROTECT THIS RIDER! Only $158!

We love this Sweetbird Studio pendant that reads, ‘Protect this Rider’ – with “And the horse she rode in on” on the back. I get so many compliments on mine similar to this one. Large chrysoprase nuggests, antiqued silver chain, Czech glass beads in light emerald green and grass green with handmade sterling flower charm on large green turquoise nugget at closure. Chain 18″ Pendant an additional 1.5″.

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3–KELLEY’S necklace! Only $38!

My friend, Kelley, has skin that looks wonderful with this necklace – and you probably do, too! Rich creamy golds and amber Czech glass beads with amber crystal at closure. Gorgeous colors!! 20″

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4–GORGEOUS CHRYSOPRASE POLISHED NUGGET necklace! Only $165!

Such a striking necklace that lays perfectly. Polished chrysoprase nuggets with Sterling silver heart charm and large chrysoprase rock at closure. 18″

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6–JUDY GARLAND necklace! $42!

Striking 8mm Ruby Red Czech glass beads with smaller faceted beads plus crystal laced with gold Czech glass beads and silver crystals at crystal closure. Very pretty! 18″

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7–FINN’S STERLING SADDLE/BRIDLE/COLLAR/KEY CHARM!  Was $30,  NOW $24!

Hand crafted Sterling Silver charm on Extra large Lobster clasp – with red bow!  Front is a jester hat with Finn’s name, back reads, “If it Isn’t Fun, Don’t do it!”

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8–GOLD AND PEARLS necklace! Only $64!

This one is a favorite! Great layered with pearls or golds or silvers.  Lots of different colors and shapes of Czech glass beads – all in golds and soft whites and creams and handmade sterling flower at crystal closure. 21″

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10–BODHI’S CHARM!  Was $30,  NOW $24!

Hand crafted Sterling Silver charm on Extra large Lobster clasp – with red bow!  Back reads, “Go Big or Go Home! – Bodhi”.

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11–MINTY GOLD HOLIDAY necklace! Only $48!

Such a beautiful necklace at a great price!! Minty, gold, cream, some pinks… Czech glass beads in many shapes and colors with amber crystal closure. 20″

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So, have you heard of JIM HENDRICKS, the paraplegic trick rider?! – AND, his best friend, BUD JONES, the blind trick rider?!






OK, so… which one of your excuses for not riding is better than what these guys worked through?!!

I had never heard of them either… but Hubby listened to a radio show where Jim Hendricks the paraplegic trick rider was mentioned.  So, we looked him up.  There wasn’t much information…but in one article I read, Jim mentions his best buddy, Bud Jones, the blind trick rider.

Wow.

So, I googled Bud Jones but also found very little information.

In any event, these men, with the little we know, are very inspirational!

If any of you know about these courageous and inventive men, please email me or comment here!

JIM HENDRICKS, THE PARAPLEGIC TRICK RIDER.

I couldn’t find much…

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A READER JUST FOUND THIS ABOUT JIM – it is the article that my Hubby heard on the radio that inspired this post!  Great sleuthing!

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NOW FOR BUD JONES – we have even less…

Blind horse trainer, Bud Jones. (Photo by Francis Miller/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

THE SAME READER FOUND THIS ARTICLE ON BUD!  – such great researching!

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