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Gauteng Finals High Schools

This show seemed to be determined to end the SANESA season on a typically chaotic SANESA bang – six classes all in one morning all over vast KEP and I was determined not to miss a second of anything. I … Continue reading

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First Aid

*** Disclaimer – this post is not intended to give medical advice nor seek it – merely to discuss! *** I had my first fall in six months today. It was rather a relief and very minor; the last time … Continue reading

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Magic’s 2017 Goals (or lack thereof)

Year in, year out, I have faithfully set a careful string of goals for all the horses – as long-term readers very well know. I think this may be the first year ever that I haven’t set any goals for … Continue reading

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Q2 Goal Review

So it’s a little late, but better late than never, right? Nell Qualify for the Provincials at the Young Horse Performance Series. – Done! We needed two completions and we have three. So we finished last at two of them … Continue reading

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The Best Way

In short: there isn’t one. Gasp! How could you say that? Obviously only [insert guru here]’s Miracle Way of the Horse is the only right way to do [insert training obstacle/goal here], which of course you can’t accomplish without [$$$$$ … Continue reading

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What Really Matters

[Side note: I will write a brief recap of June at some point, I really will. Bad blogger! But for today, here’s some drivel that’s been floating around in my head for a while.] My own riding has me a … Continue reading

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2016 Goals: Nell

Oh, Nell. It’s just kind of unfair to have a horse like Nell in your life. You sit down to look at her goals and sort of go, “Well…” because this horse is schooling and showing higher level Novice, and … Continue reading

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