Berry

I was playing with my camera again and now have lovely photos of my thoroughbred mare Berry.

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Berry

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She’s an ex racehorse who raced one race and didn’t even finish. Her owners decided she wasn’t going to make it as a racehorse. So she made the journey to a friend who started under her under saddle.

Then I came into the picture. I was looking for a sane horse to make up for my current crazy one. So I went and saw her… and rode her. She was two years old. I halfway thought I would crush her tiny bones – but I did get on her.

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Two year old Berry

She was kind of weird looking and oddly proportioned. But she was so quiet and wonderful and a perfect little baby. I wanted her.

She spent the next two years relaxing in the field. Then I began riding her, and she was obedient, kind and forgiving. She was wonderful for my confidence after dealing with crazy horse mentioned earlier. I’ve had her now for 3 years, and she is my primary riding horse. I’m going to be working with her this fall and winter and next year I will take her to some shows.

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Berry and I at a show September 2013

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