Hope

Once, English and Afrikaans murdered each other in the thousands. The stubborn Afrikaner met the relentless Englishman in a bloody clash that would last for years and destroy countless families; the marching hordes of the British facing the savage guerrillas of the Boer. Farms burned, men and boys died, and women and children starved in […]

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Long Hack

After SANESA and with the long weekend looming, everyone’s been in a bit of a holiday mood. And around here, that means only one thing: Hacking! I think my kids must hate me because I’m still not so happy with cantering with kids on hacks, but this managed to be a lot of fun for […]

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Mist on the River

An old farmer around here used to say that once there was mist on the river, the frost would come in seven weeks or less. In seventeen years, he hasn’t been wrong. Sunmer draws to a close, promising the end of midge season – and therefore AHS season – and summer coats, and boxing horses […]

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