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Tremendous Photo Dump

So the good news is that we survived the unadulterated chaos that was this week. The better news is, next weekend is dressage with Destiny (walk/trot under his mom), Renè (Prelim under K), Arwie (Elementary 4 and 5) and Thunder … Continue reading

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Greenies!

I’ve been going on about the big horsies quite frequently, so it’s about time we talked about the bunch of babies. There are five not-yet-competing green horses on my list each week. (“Green” is a pretty relative term around here … 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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Photo Dump Update

It’s been a long week. But a productive one, with things heading towards normal and settled as new working student L settles admirably into her role and we get used to operations being moved to the dressage. Lady Erin will … 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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Improvement!

After feeling for years that my personal riding skill had just plateaued, it was exhilarating to find that my jumping has taken a huge step forward thanks to lessons with K. And while Arwen and I haven’t lessoned with anyone … Continue reading

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20m x 60m = wonderful

I’ve wanted this for so long, and it is so worth waiting for. Today, I got to ride on a flat level surface that wasn’t pounding my poor horses’ joints into oblivion. There were no holes. There was no slipping. … Continue reading

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