Check out the video below from our second Volunteer Day held August 31, 2019. Thank you to Gene, Paul, Ethan, David, Karen, William, Waid, Patsy, Waid Jr. and Peter for all your hard work!
Excited! Took delivery of our Industrial Bin (rental) for our upcoming Volunteer Clean-Up Days and had the round-yard sand delivered.
Desmond and The Baby (Viv) immediately set to work “helping” to spread the sand for us.
This month, we were very fortunate to receive a lovely invitation from the Temple Grandin Equine Center (TGEC) at Colorado State University. As an autistic person, this was a special place for Bec to visit as well as an opportunity to meet the splendid people and amazing equines there who are working with innovation, drive, and passion to make the TGEC happen.
TGEC/CSU is a very special place, too, for Bec and Mark because, believing in and supporting the mission and goals of TGEC, they have chosen it to be the recipient of their entire Estate. This generous gift will assist TGEC/CSU develop its future programs and facilities to ensure continuation of innovative equine activities and therapies.
We look forward to future visits along with collaboration and sharing opportunities!
Desmond, Saeed, and The Baby decided they would like to “help” measure for the Round Yard this afternoon …
From concept to finished is all part of the adventure!
This week, we completed some much-needed painting and repairs on our barn. The difference is amazing! — with a huge WOW factor! We were very lucky to hire a painter who gave us a great price on this job, and the results have been marvelous. It has improved the functionality of the barn and created a wonderful aesthetic.
Take a look at the before and after photos, and we think you’ll agree. The horses seem to like it, too!
We are so grateful for any donation we receive at Wilderwood to support the work we and the horses do. Most recently, we were thrilled to receive the donation of labor to put up a much-needed fence.
Thank you to our wonderful donor! The old fence was falling down and had hazardous old, barbed wire — a safety issue for our horses, dogs, ourselves, and visitors. This new fence has made all the difference, not only in terms of safety but also practicality.
This new area, complete with gate, not only keeps curious horses safely at bay, it also means our raised garden area is ready to start building. Once completed, these raised gardens will provide visitors to Wilderwood the opportunity to grow, maintain, and participate in organic small-scale farming.