Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Flashback: Farm work in the 40's

This is a photo of my grandfather William John Allison.
I loved being at his farm as a small boy.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Roger in the cutter with Jack

Roger comes to help at the farm on Tuesdays.
Today we drove Jack in Abner's marathon harness.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Flashback: Painting of Super & the cutter

In 1988 Ian & I were out in the cutter with "Super".
This was recorded by our neighbour artist.
The kids then gave me this painting for Father's Day. Many thanks.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Another sleigh ride at CVF

What a great winter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Weighing steers at CVF

Every 28-35 days we weigh our steers to calculate average daily gain.
This allows us to adjust their feed accordingly.

Friday, January 16, 2009

A good harness-maker

Abner has made great harness for us.
He even has a picture of Boomer on his sign & logo.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Bobsleigh ready to go again

Toby has done a great job repairing the back runner.
Thanks Toby for a great effort.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Flashback: Connie & Tara

In the spring of 1987, I had my first team, Connie & Tara.
A mother & daughter team, we sure had fun with them.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Shirley gets a quick lesson with Jack

Clare & Shirley came out to the farm for a sleigh ride.
Watch for their Christmas greeting next December for more.

Flashback: Dorothy wins at the Royal

Dorothy has been producing great honey for many years now.
Her honey is definitely a winner.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Sleigh Ride Video on YouTube

Our sleigh ride video on YouTube has been seen over 1200 times.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

New Year's Message from CVF

"There is something about the outside of a horse
that is good for the inside of a man."
Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)