Category Archives: Stardust

Long Hack

After SANESA and with the long weekend looming, everyone’s been in a bit of a holiday mood. And around here, that means only one thing: Hacking! I think my kids must hate me because I’m still not so happy with … Continue reading

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Mist on the River

An old farmer around here used to say that once there was mist on the river, the frost would come in seven weeks or less. In seventeen years, he hasn’t been wrong. Sunmer draws to a close, promising the end … Continue reading

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The Horse’s Default

Recently, I’ve started writing monthly reports for my full training clients. Many of them don’t get to see their horses work much, so to keep in touch with their training, they’d text me for updates and I found myself texting … Continue reading

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Week Recap – 2nd April

This week was filled with more sunny days and bright skies and unfortunately, admin. This is the side of yard management that nobody really likes, least of all myself. Although, if I’m honest, it does give one’s legs a welcome … Continue reading

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Week Recap: 26th March

After a very damp and slow time last week, we were all raring to get back into action this week. The weather played along absolutely beautifully with a whole series of calm, sunny, balmy days and bone dry footing making … Continue reading

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Week Recap: 13th March

The yard is bursting at the seams and yet a little empty right now; we have 20 horses in residence but only 10 in training, down from the usual 14. One of my training horses came up with a chronic … Continue reading

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And Not By Sight

We called her Stardust, because she is something of light and hope that not everyone believes in. It was two days after I had made the impossible decision. The riding school is growing, and the two schoolies aren’t coping. First … Continue reading

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