Tag Archives: Religion

Still Alive, Part I

It’s been a little hectic. I plead first burnout, then boot camp, then a much-needed and God-given holiday over Easter. So this post (the third one in the whole of April – how sad) is about the week of the … 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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Sunrise to Sunset

One perk of long hours and changing seasons is that I get to see the sky changing every morning and evening. I suppose the sweeping expanse of colour should leave me feeling diminutive. Futile. A dirty, scrabbling little thing cowering … Continue reading

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A New Place

I haven’t written much about Magic recently. The main reason for that is that the poor chap has just sort of whinnied at me as I flew past this week. It’s hard being the manager’s pet – he always seems … Continue reading

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Chilling

We have our first show of the year on Sunday; a training show over tiny fences at a venue I’ve only ridden at more times than I have teeth. I’m on Magic, who has done 60 and 70cm ad nauseam, … Continue reading

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On Rainbows

It’s still too soon. It might always be. The pain subsides slowly, but the words still don’t come. So this is not the whole story, or the whole piece of the story that’s revealed to me, anyway. It’s just the … Continue reading

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Fourways Graded Dressage 19 November

I was expecting a lot of dragoning at our first show back after Arwen’s usual six weeks off this time of year, especially considering that she had only been back in work for two weeks. So I was extremely thankful … Continue reading

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