Vintage, the Horse Model

Vintage has been retired so long, I’ve forgotten if I even chronicled her lameness. Basically, it all started many years ago when she jumped out of her stall window. She hurt her fetlock, and long story short, she went to the vet clinic, got a total evaluation, and injections made her sound. Long story short, […]

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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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To Breed, or Not to Breed

With the feeling of spring upon us, I, like many mare owners, have the temptation to do something a little naughty. Not everyone likes appaloosas. I’m sure there’s some of you looking at Vintage and thinking of appaloosa¬†spawn… It’s not my fault she always looks like she wants to destroy whoever she sees. I don’t […]

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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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Local Explorations

My truck is still not usable to pull my trailer, so I’m still grounded at home. I don’t know how anyone can manage without having a trailer because these last two months have been very frustrating. I really wanted to go trail riding, but since I have no trailer, and no trails, I decided to […]

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Experiment: TTouch Face Evaluation on Vintage

Many years ago, when I was a wee child, I had no horse, and therefore, I devored every horse book I could find. One of them was Getting in TTouch: Understand and Influence Your Horse’s Personality. I loved it. It talked about interpreting your horse’s personality based on appearance, and ways to influence your horse’s […]

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