Stubert the Yearling

yearling colt

My little Stubert is officially a yearling now! My little boy is growing up! Technically his birthday was June 4th, but it’s never to late to celebrate! So what has little Stubert been doing? Well, I’m glad you asked!  He’s gone on solo walks around the property, getting a bit excited and light footed, but […]

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2018 Foals

warmblood foals

Happy Monday everyone! The rain finally stopped in Virginia (for now), the animals are doing good, and I’m really excited about an upcoming trip. I’ve gotten out of the practice of updating, but I’m going to try to get on a regular schedule again. I’m thinking like Monday, Wednesday, Friday. The pressure is on! I […]

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Flint GSF

We visited one of our favorite places – Greenstone Farm! Where’s Stu’s little life came into being! They already have a bunch of foals, and then they have sweet little yearlings that I remember from last year as foals, and of course, the big guys, Stu’s sire, and Ollie’s sire. Here is Stu’s sire, the […]

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2018 Spring Gold Cup

Springtime is Virginia Gold Cup time! One of the best excuses to day drink, ever!  Gold Cup attracts about 100,000 people from the DC area to our little area of Virginia. We joked on the way over there that for some of the people who come, this is likely the only time they leave the […]

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Childhood Horse Photos Part 2

I wasn’t thinking there was going to be a part 2… but then my mom sent me a whole bunch of photos! Awesome!  Part 1 was basically my western years… I started out riding hunt seat, but I changed to western, and I think the casual influence of that rubbed off on me a bit. […]

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Childhood Horse Photo Album

My mom recently made me come get a bunch of stuff from her house. Stuff that I’ve left there basically since I left home 11(?) years ago. I suggested she just throw it all in the trash, and asked if I could throw it in her trash, but she told me I can throw it […]

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Working on Transitions

riding lesson

I had a lesson over the weekend focused on making smooth transitions. It wasn’t so much that it was hard, but just something that isn’t always focused on, so I think it was good to work on it. It had its good points and its bad points. Good point – Berry is holding herself much […]

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Very Tired

I took a bit of an unplanned hiatus from blogging. I think it’s only been a few weeks, but it feels like it’s been years since the last time I posted. I am just SO TIRED recently. It feels like I have so much to do, and there’s just never enough time to do it, […]

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Introduction to Stadium Jumping

I recently joined a riding club, and their lessons are helpfully labeled by the topic of the lesson. So for my first lesson, I choose “Introduction to Stadium Jumping,” because it seemed like a safe option, while still maybe presenting a little challenge. I haven’t had a lesson for a while, but I can physically […]

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