Monthly Archives: September 2015

A little slice of normal

It was a nice weekend, and it provided some shades of a return to normal.  As the healing progresses, I can finally provide little bits of support around the place, helping me feel a little more useful.  It also means … Continue reading

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Pedro and Oxidado

I previously shared video of Pedro Torres and the stallion Oxidado doing Working Equitation.  Their partnership, to me, is obvious and inspiring.  Recently I ran across an interview with Pedro, where he talked about his inspirations and philosophies. Within the interview … Continue reading

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“It could have been worse.”

It has been five weeks since my wreck. As the weeks pass, I have to admit that it gets harder to stay optimistic about the future. It’s not that I’m healing badly – most people seem to think that I’m doing … Continue reading

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Having a moment …

Have you ever had one of those moments, with an animal, where you suddenly realize that the relationship has transcended the norm?  Where you are no longer just their person – you have become “the” person?  Today I had one … Continue reading

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Life goes on …

I’ve been quiet for longer than usual. I try to keep the discipline of writing twice a week, but there hasn’t been much to say lately. Actually, I’ve started several posts, but somehow can’t seem to finish them. Sitting is … Continue reading

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Call me crazy!

Since my wreck, a few weeks ago, I’ve been puzzling over something – from the moment I hit the ground, I’ve had no fear about climbing back into the saddle … even on Tally (well, some concerns there, but more on … Continue reading

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Horse play!

Today I’m sharing something beautiful to watch. Edit Kappel is a trainer at the Hungarian National Stud, working with Hungarian Lipizzaner horses. These have been developed largely separate from the Lipizzaner lines used at the Spanish Riding School of Vienna. I lived … Continue reading

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