I have not fallen off the face of the earth. Well – mostly not, anyway. Regrettably, this will only be a very short note to communicate a little mini update on some things (most of which are reasons for my absence from the blogosphere): I had a flu/cold/sick. While still flu/cold/sick, I rode CHG Champs […]

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The Week of Doing Nothing

I closed the yard for this week to give all of us a little break. I did debate whether this was a good idea two weeks before SANESA finals, but the kids and horses are ready for it. I, on the other hand, was most certainly not. I would probably have strangled somebody and then […]

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Rocking E Blog Hop

I haven’t done one of these in ages, but everyone’s jumped on the bandwagon with Rocking E’s Summer Blog Hop Series and it looked too good to miss out on. (Technically, us being in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s winter, but I’m a rebel.) What is your earliest, clearest horse memory? Definitely coming off a pony […]

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Fewer Posts…

… but all for good reasons, I hope. Forgive the short note – there will be pictures of all your favourite South African brat ponies in the next one. For now, a brief explanation. I’ve picked up some part-time proofreading and transcription sort of work. I like it; it pays better and doesn’t hurt as […]

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SD Blog Hop: Feed

Spotted Dressage asked one of the most fascinating questions in the business: What do you feed and why? Despite only having passed Nutrition in my yard manager’s with 88%, feeding is a subject I’m kind of obsessed with. I think it’s practically the most important aspect of horse keeping, and I also think it’s easy […]

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10 Questions for July

I am stoked to see that Viva Carlos is running their 10 questions again! These are always fun. (Also I have no pictures for recaps just yet.) 1. Do you actually always pick the horse’s feet? Always? Really? I’m a little freaky about the feet. Always during the daily grooming, always before a ride, always […]

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