Tag Archives: Ben

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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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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My Paper Anniversary

A year has passed since I started this blog.  At the time, I was one year into a determined attempt to reconnect with my horses and riding.  That first year was plagued with illness, injuries and ill fated decisions.  With little … Continue reading

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Giving thanks …

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the US, it seems an appropriate time to give thanks to the many equines who have graced my life.  I have learned something from each horse I have worked with, building a … Continue reading

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Move over Mr. Ed …

We have a running joke around here – that I get perfectly mannerly horses and ruin them. By some people’s standards that would certainly be true … and there are days that I’ll admit to wondering about it myself. Most people … Continue reading

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Mythbusting: Horses don’t choose to jump

Since I started “surfing the net” on horse related topics, I’ve encountered statements made with certainty that reflect a lack of knowledge or experience on the part of the statement maker. One thing is certain about horses – it would take … Continue reading

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