Broken Reins

We had beautiful weather in Virginia this past weekend. It is basically spring, which means all the plants are preparing for spring, and they will probably die when it goes back to freezing weathering. Only the strong shall survive. D’Arcy and I took advantage of the nice weather by going for a long trail ride […]

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Winter Ride #2

I feel like the above photo wouldn’t look at all out of place in the 70’s. It just has such a 70’s horse feel to it. Something about her (our) pig-like body, and the color tone, it just screams it. But I digress. Keeping my motivation going, I trailered back out again, this time taking […]

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TTouch Evaluation: Berry

This is the second try to determine if the TTouch characteristic evaluations can accurately determine a horse’s personality. Vintage was the first try, and did not leave me convinced. Just like the psychics you can call, the information given was vague, with a few accurate bits, and that’s just not good enough. Subject: Berry, 7 year […]

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4-H Show Prep

In case you are wondering, no, I am not in 4-H, as I am a full grown adult that cannot pass for a teenager. But, this 4-H show is catering to non-member apparently, and full grown adults can show at it. 4-H brings back such feelings of nostalgia. In my youthful, carefree days, I was a […]

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Cross Country Action

I met up with Shelby a few days ago for a trek through Middleburg/Piedmont hunt territory. It could possibly be the most beautiful horse country in the world (although I am biased). Shelby knows the area very well, and took us on a little tour. Unfortunately, there was a storm cloud just south of us, […]

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