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The End of Lofty Goals

I took a much needed sanity break.  My inspiration for these posts comes from two main sources – my own little herd and what is going on in the horseworld at large.  As the year wound down, I found that … Continue reading

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Venturing out alone

There is safety in numbers, so they tell us.  When you are in battle, or attempting to evade predators, that can certainly be true.  But, more than safety in numbers (and perhaps as a byproduct of it), there is comfort … Continue reading

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My kingdom for a horse!

Here I sit, the keeper of five horses, and my biggest wish is for another one!  Feel free to send a “WTF?” in my direction.  On some levels, it’s certainly a crazy idea – but on another level, I cannot think … Continue reading

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A Week of Firsts

Some firsts are big – first date, first kiss, first job, first car, and (of course) first horse.  Other firsts are small and personal – not seeming like much to an outside observer, but providing a glowing feeling to the … Continue reading

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It’s the Quiet Moments

I recently had lunch with a good friend – a very non-horsey friend.  In fact, she’s not much of an animal person at all; however, she knows that they are a big part of my life and frequently finds some … Continue reading

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Listen …

“The art of conversation lies in listening.” – Malcolm Forbes I’ve been noticing a trend of professional trainers who have suddenly “seen the light” and realized the horse is a sentient being.  They offer their confessions of a life sinfully … Continue reading

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What a lovely weekend!

I had no idea what to expect from this weekend.  Coming into it with a bum foot of my own, and Nash now barefoot, it looked like just another twist of fate – another weekend with no riding, and no … Continue reading

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