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Training Horses Update

Precious Emmy went from strength to strength in the past two months, so much so that her owner took her out of training in the end of February. We are still trying to find a new home for her, but … Continue reading

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Thunder Update

With his biggest dressage show yet on the horizon, Thunder hasn’t actually competed in a single graded dressage class this year. Our first show of the year was in the very end of January, where I took a bunch of … Continue reading

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2018 Goals: Competing Horses

At the end of 2016, I faced losing the ride on the best horse I’d ever sat on. At the end of 2017, I face, for the first time in my life, regular and serious training on a horse who … Continue reading

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I have not fallen off the face of the earth. Well – mostly not, anyway. Regrettably, this will only be a very short note to communicate a little mini update on some things (most of which are reasons for my … Continue reading

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And Suddenly There Was Shoulder-In

By the end of last week, it was beginning to feel like things were starting to come together with Thunny and I. And by that I mean that the spastic chicken had finally developed the ability to let go of … Continue reading

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Equivest Show and More

Y’all. My God? He’s amazing. Every time I enter a dressage show I feel vaguely guilty about spending time and money on something that isn’t expressly helping other people. I know, intellectually, that God wouldn’t have sent me Faith, or … Continue reading

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CHG Leg 7

The last leg of the CHG Series was two days before Thunder’s seventh birthday. I had to leave Arwen at home because she was still unfit and not quite sound after a bit of a dodgy trim, so it was … Continue reading

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