Happy Birthday Barbie!

This is Daisy’s mare, (and my niece) Barbie,  hopefully in order of age progression. She turned 8 years old on Sunday.

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Barbie is Murphy’s mom, for those just joining us.  She needed to be retired early, but shines on: she is a wonderful mother.  This is a mare you’d want to have a foal by.  She was very strict with Murphy, saving humans a lot of work, which is probably partly why his manners have remained decent into the terrible two’s.

She’s one of my favorite horses of all time.  I just love this horse. Barbie is an eye magnet.  You can’t help but want to watch her.  (Stare, produce cookies, groom, hug, massage, dream….)

Happy Birthday Barbie!

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7 thoughts on “Happy Birthday Barbie!

  1. Net

    Beautiful! Happy birthday, Barbie!
    I feel like I’ve asked about her breeding before and Daisy chimed in with the answer, but I don’t remember anymore…. I’m curious, because she has that shoulder so many Pleasant Colony horses do, but don’t know which other lines also have that kind of shoulder.

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