Spring Has Sprung @ Little Dickens Farm

FINALLY! Once again, Iowa has taken us on a crazy 60 day ride, but the snow is melting, flood waters are receding & the sun is warming us up nicely! All the horses were able to get out & stretch their legs and enjoy the glorious 45 degree weather. The littles enjoyed the sun so…

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Another Sunny Sunday Funday with Miniature Horses

We’ve been blessed here this winter with unseasonably pleasant weather (hope we didn’t just jinx it!). Today we enjoyed the sun by letting the mamas and the littles spend some alternate time in the back pasture. Everybody got some good exercise and the littles got fence time with their mamas for the first time in…

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Mya, Mom and Miniature Horses

On Jan 5th 2019 it was a beautiful day to do work with the horses, so that’s what we did! First we walked Bella and Lulu around our yard. Then went over to the littles and lead them around. They were a little stubborn, but they’re still learning and we’re super happy with their progress.…

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Happy New Year from Little Dickens Farm!

We’re excited for 2019 here at Little Dickens Farm, and to celebrate we have a new sign that was hand carved by Signed In Wood out of Arizona. We added paint and sealant to get it just the way we wanted it and couldn’t be happier with the results! We’re getting inquiries on our existing…

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Little Dickens Farm Christmas Day Fun

What a gorgeous and unseasonably warm Christmas day! We haltered and walked LuLu to deliver Christmas goodies, groomed everyone and…put up a new round pen! We let the girls in to check it out and graze, a real Christmas treat! JuJu and Mojo continue to spend time together and we just couldn’t be happier with…

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Little Dickens Farm Christmas Eve Day Video

Mya spent time loving on the horses today and they loved her right back! Mr. Mojo is such a little gentleman and really loves attention. LuLu’s favorite thing is go on walks, and that’s great because it’s great exercise and practice. As this year winds down, we’re celebrating the blessings we have, both human and animal!…

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Miniature Horse Frosty Sunday Morning Video

We’ve been overcast and frigid for the last few days, so when we woke up this morning to a sunny crystallized farm, we took the opportunity to enjoy it with the horses. We just love how fluffy the girls get, especially LuLu who has the most gorgeous winter coat. JuJu and Mojo had another “date”…

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Miniature Horse’s advance in training

Mya has been spending hours a day with all the girls working on a variety of training, including leading, standing tied, hoof maintenance and a variety of desensitization. JuJu’s training has advanced beautifully, she’s very smart and loving, driven by her desire to be close to us. A big part of why it’s so easy…

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Little Dickens Farm Gets Another Little Visitor

Our very favorite thing here at Little Dickens Farm is welcoming little visitors, especially when it’s their first experience with horses! The size of our girls is much less intimidating for little ones, and our girls are so soft and gentle it’s easy to have close and loving interaction. Today Everest visited with her mom…

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