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Life

Life

Bitten and Smitten

I remember the day as if it were yesterday. It was at a barn on the side of the highway with a crooked sign reading…

5 months ago

Life

Reading Your Horse

“If your horse seems to be struggling or uncomfortable or acting out, do some troubleshooting. Pain issues—most often in feet, teeth, and back—are responsible for…

5 months ago

Life

You Can’t Hurry Love

You’ve finally found the perfect horse. Your trainer approves, your vet has given her okay, and even your best friend thinks this is “the one.”…

5 months ago

Life

Losing a Heart Horse

We had finally found our rhythm. Dancer and I wouldn’t ask more from each other than we could give. At 62 and 23 respectively, my…

6 months ago

Life

An Ode to My Beautiful Blue Barn

Most horse owners dream of a barn of their own. We want to watch our horses grazing in the lovely green fields of our imagination—short…

6 months ago

Laugh

I Think I Have Gangrene on My Bum

You know what I’m talking about. It’s murmured in dark aisles and unlit corners of tack shops. One female rider sidles up to another and…

6 months ago

Life

A Life of Showmanship

When I was a small child I earned the nickname “Ramrod”. My beloved Uncle Bob would giggle as he watched my evil pony attempt to…

6 months ago