Monthly Archives: August 2015

The video that will not die!

Once again, for the “millionth” time, someone shared the video of Blue Hors Matinee on Facebook. The comments are always the same … “Can’t get enough of this!” … “I could watch this over and over!” etc., etc., etc. Even … Continue reading

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Actors and Directors

I was thirteen.  I’d just gotten my own horse, and was embarking on the path to competing in three-day eventing.  A group of adults I’d ridden with for a few years invited me to go and watch one of the … Continue reading

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Thank you for being a friend!

This post is dedicated to all those horsey people, from around the globe, that have connected with me through Facebook and this blog. As I spend these days mostly on my back, recovering from my crash last Sunday, I have … Continue reading

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Sunday at the ER

I always knew it would happen this way.  Since Tally was a foal, she was easy going and soft-eyed – but, without warning, some sound or movement would set her off and she would bolt.  In the beginning, she’d fly … Continue reading

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Crime and punishment

I often start several drafts of posts at one time – sometimes they make it in, sometimes I go back and have lost the original inspiration.  This one was drafted several months ago … and I had forgotten just how … Continue reading

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Why I prefer horses

A few years ago, I was working on a technology project for a branch of our organization.  Their practices were quite literally unchanged since the 1970’s, and I was trying to bring them into the twenty-first century.  You can imagine … Continue reading

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What is “cruel”?

I’ve been pondering the question of cruelty a lot lately.  There certainly is more than enough cruelty in the world.  But if you go by the internet, you would be hard pressed to find anything that we do with horses that … Continue reading

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