Monthly Archives: June 2015

The experiment works!

My riding plans for this weekend were almost scuttled.  Nash is currently barefoot, due to a lost shoe that took a good bit of wall with it.  He’s been managing fine, and I normally work him in hoof boots with … Continue reading

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Horses are amazing!

Recently someone posted, on Facebook, the video I have included at the bottom of this post. It is of Halla, a famous jumping mare whose rider was seriously injured at the Stockholm Olympics – yet she carried him around a … Continue reading

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Noble turns two

Without any fanfare, my young Noble turned two on Friday. I had big plans for this birthday – I was going to get a birthday hat and take some silly photos; I’d pose his handsome geeky self for some glamor … Continue reading

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I Hung up my Bridle Today

Originally posted on High On Horses:
For anyone who might think they shouldn’t ride horses anymore.. this is beautiful: I Hung up my Bridle Today Yesterday, for the first time, I was too tired to ride Yesterday, for the first…

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Video fun: police horses

Time for more video fun. Here is a delightful video about British police horse training in 1967. I disagree with the opening statement that horses are obstinate animals to train, but that is just theatre. I love seeing the training methods, … Continue reading

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Appaloosas

For some reason, while we worked with our two spotted boys today, I began to think about all the Appaloosas that I’ve known.  From the horse I took my first riding lessons on (a tubby leopard who terrified me with … Continue reading

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Video From When Dressage Was Fun

Today I’m sharing a video from a time when watching top level Dressage was my passion, and not my horror. This particular video is extra fun, as it features two of the best of the time in a pas de … Continue reading

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