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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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CHG Leg 5 (finally)

We set off to Fairfields with three bays and one dragon. The dragon was plaited, which was a good thing because we were very late. I had enough time to warm up a dressage horse; I did not have enough … Continue reading

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SANESA Q3

Well, firstly, this show was amazing. I’m so proud of how hard my students all tried, and their hard work and talent is paying off. The ponies were super and God was with us, as always. Even the venue, which … 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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2016 Goals: Magic

More than any of the others, I’ve learned to make Magic’s goals flexible. Force isn’t an option with him, but he’s made so much progress nonetheless that just going with the flow seems to work for him. Nevertheless, we shall … Continue reading

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2016 Goals: Arwen

I realise it’s kind of late to be setting goals, but they’ve been in my head for a while, so I may as well now put them down on paper. Screen. Whatever. I enjoy having a plan for the year … Continue reading

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