Monthly Archives: October 2015

My Ghost Story

In honor of Halloween, I’m taking a break from my usual equine subjects to tell a ghost story.  Growing up, I had a fascination with the supernatural, particularly those of the “true tales” variety.  I waited and hoped, in vain, for … Continue reading

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Halloween comes early …

The spooks and goblins have come early to our place this year – only it’s carrots, not candy, that is getting handed out!

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Training, trust and horsemanship

Facebook is a hotbed of posters, homilies and words of “wisdom”.  Some are funny, some tug at heart strings, while others are meant to make you stop and contemplate.  They tend to get recycled over and over – the more … Continue reading

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On horses and learning – Zettl quote

Blog post ideas have been flying at me faster than I have time to complete them.  The result is that I have many started, just waiting for me to give the final touches to complete them.  But, as recovery of … Continue reading

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Barnyard mystery

It started with the dogs barking.  We were up a little earlier than usual, and the dogs were doing their morning investigation of the backyard.  It’s not unusual for them to bark in the morning.  Living in a rural setting, … Continue reading

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The Beginning

[Having written a tribute to my mother’s mustang on the occasion of her birthday, it seems only fair to allow reciprocation.  So here, on the occasion of my birthday I present an item by guest author, Rhonda Scott … my … Continue reading

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The Birthday Mustang

Twenty seven years ago I did a crazy thing: I went to a Mustang adoption, adopted a yearling, moved him into our rented barn under the pretense that he belonged to a client, and on this day twenty seven years … Continue reading

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