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Meet the Old Gray Mares

Meet the Old Gray Mares

When you think you can’t do it, or life is too hard, think about our little group of friends in Arizona.  Believe me, we’re not just a bunch of happy-go-lucky ladies, living in the desert,  with nothing better to do than to ride our horses and eat...
My First Horse REALLY Was an Old Gray Mare 

My First Horse REALLY Was an Old Gray Mare 

My first horse was Sher Magic, a National Show Horse – an  arab/standardbred mare.  Sher was 19 when purchased for $200 from a gal who, I later learned, just wanted to get rid of her.  “She’s a great school horse for a beginner rider…”  I...
That Old Gray Mare Song

That Old Gray Mare Song

Here they are – the lyrics & music to Old Gray Mare song.  They are courtesy of the Mississippi State University Library & in PDF format. Did you know there were a lot more lyrics than the ones you think you know?  In reality, if you dig into them, they...
Was there REALLY an Old Gray Mare?

Was there REALLY an Old Gray Mare?

First of all, yes, there was a distinguished gray mare named Lady Suffolk.  She was a true champion Standardbred, who raced under saddle and to sulky in the 1840s.  In the early era of the “steppers,” that is, trotting horses, this gray mare gained fame as...