Goodbye, Berry

When I buy my horses, I buy with the intention that I will own them forever. Some people might think of them more as an investment to sell later, or even as a kind of sports equipment, although adorable and sweet sports equipment, but to me, they are pets. Pets that I go on adventures […]

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An Attitude Adjustment

pony in stall

A few weeks after I birthed the twins, my Pony came back from lease. The trainer said he was the world’s best pony and he was wonderful, but she wasn’t getting enough business to justify keeping him. That’s fine, I took him right back. When he got back, I was surprised to find him more […]

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A Pony’s Life

pony in the snow

After spending most of last year as a lesson pony, Pony has returned to me.  My understanding was that he was the world’s best pony at his lesson barn. I’m not sure of the exact details though. I really should have asked though. If there’s one thing I love, it’s hearing how great my pony […]

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Onward to Fall

Things have been pretty quiet around here. There’s not a whole lot I can do, now that I’m the size of a small whale. Since there’s twins in there, I already look like a full term pregnant woman. And I still have over a month left.  I feel like I will never look like my […]

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Big Man Stubert

It may surprise a few horse lovers to know that I have only visited Stu one time since he went to training – about two weeks after I sent him there. Life gets pretty busy, that’s all I can say.  Luckily he has been in good hands, and I haven’t worried about him at all. […]

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Jimmy Wofford’s Hell Week

One of the fun aspects of my job is learning about things I didn’t know existed. Hell Week is one of those things.  Hell Week is a clinic designed by Jimmy Wofford to prepare for competition season. The Hell Week I saw was lots of intense lunging exercises, but Jimmy told me if it went […]

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Stu’s New Adventure

Back in November, Stu was living at my farm, enjoying the good life. He got fed, he got water, he slept and ate as much as he wanted. But Stu wanted more. He knew there was something out there he was missing.  So Stu started jumping the fence. Again. The first time, well, I guess […]

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