Category Archives: Olive

Momentuous Update

So, we have had a very busy and eventful two weeks – mostly in a good way, though. With SANESA Nationals being this week, we’ve got our hands pretty full gearing up for SANESA and CHG championships, as well as … Continue reading

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A Taste of Summer

Summer and the return of beauty and freshness and flies and heat. The horses spend all day swatting at bugs and I sweat through my hair, but it’s worth it for the return of four of my favourite things: green … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

Winter’s about here. Although I’d welcome some frost right now with open arms. AHS is perilously close all around us. They cut the hay for the first time yesterday, as Arwen and I discovered on a midday hack. “Midday” and … Continue reading

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Midgets and Giants

So y’all (okay, Emma) asked for more pictures of my beautiful Africa, specifically the 228ha that I call earthly home. I need no further excuse to fill my posts with pretty nature spam. I love this place so much. I don’t … Continue reading

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Taking Up the Cross

​ Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. – Matthew 16:24 The past two months was really a journey in following this verse … Continue reading

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A Happy Place

Guys, they are not kidding about this job being hard. But it’s my happy place. There have been a lot of days that I would seriously have quit coaching and training, and just kept my horses to potter on, and … Continue reading

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Meet the Starters

With Bruno and Lancelot being well started, nevertheless I haven’t run out of unbacked babies. I have a queue of starters waiting for me (two Appaloosas, an Arab, a rather interesting crossbred, a Welsh pony and Exavior himself – and … Continue reading

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