Monthly Archives: November 2014

November’s 10 Questions

Thank you again, L. from Viva Carlos! 1. Have you ever owned a horse? On paper, yes; since I was seven and my parents bought me Skye. Since then I also own(ed) Arwen, Thunder, Secret, Dancer, Magic and Exavior. In … Continue reading

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Jump All the Things!

EXAMS ARE OVER!!! So. Happy. Anyway… I had originally entered Arwen into a cross-training show last weekend, but it ended up being cancelled and cross-country lessons being held at the same venue instead. I was not terribly upset about this … Continue reading

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It’s Not Always the Rider’s Fault

One of my most controversial philosophies is that it is not always the rider’s fault when things go wrong. Maybe this comes from working with a lot of young horses, or maybe in ten years’ time I’ll disagree with myself, … Continue reading

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It Never Rains… actually, it rains all the time, usually pouring…

I have been submerged under a sea of shows, equine arrivals, NaNoWriMo, and those other annoying little things called exams, which have been kinda pushed to the side in light of other (more important) things going on, so we shall … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Thunder

My beloved horse, You are a horse, and have no concept of birthdays. When I pushed your luxurious black forelock back from your eyes and pressed my cheek to yours so that your sleek fur bristled against my fragile skin, … Continue reading

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