Monthly Archives: May 2017

SANESA Q3

Well, firstly, this show was amazing. I’m so proud of how hard my students all tried, and their hard work and talent is paying off. The ponies were super and God was with us, as always. Even the venue, which … Continue reading

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Lay It Down

God is at work in me. The first time I remember being afraid on a horse was the first time I rode a horse. For those keeping track, that was sixteen years ago. Almost my life, practically speaking. I was … Continue reading

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Wet, Cold

So the show didn’t happen this weekend. This was because it was bucketing with rain, which is OK, but also like minus four gazillion degrees, which was less OK. I don’t know how our friends in the Northern Hemisphere manage … Continue reading

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Trails and Trailers

Today our yard was the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. This week everyone progressed in leaps and bounds, which is wonderful; we had a really productive, steady week and I feel ridiculously blessed. And I don’t … Continue reading

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Perspective

It’s truly amazing what a long hack, with a prayerful attitude and John 15 in the back of your head, at sunrise, can do for the soul. Arwen and I headed out at about 6:30 this morning, before the sun … Continue reading

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Photo Dump Recap (again)

We’ve been clipping up a storm – of horsehair, flying about everywhere. (And I do mean everywhere – fellow clipping people will sympathise). So far, Lulu, Zorro and Jamaica have stood dead still to clip. The clippers broke halfway through … Continue reading

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Fewer Posts…

… but all for good reasons, I hope. Forgive the short note – there will be pictures of all your favourite South African brat ponies in the next one. For now, a brief explanation. I’ve picked up some part-time proofreading … Continue reading

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