Category Archives: General ramblings

Five years

Five years ago today, I signed the check that started a new era. I can’t put into words the many ways in which owning this horse has changed my life. We’ve made and lost friends, switched disciplines, been at 5 different … Continue reading

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Some track thoughts

Sometimes, I get comments from people* that make me feel like I should get my Horse Person Card revoked for not being anti racing. *people = largely on the internet Let me be clear– there are things I don’t like … Continue reading

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Wrap Up

Pearl returns back to Not So Broken Pony Land this Friday, so I guess it’s time for an update/wrap-up on how our winter of Real Work went. Spoiler alert: we’re not magically ready to hit the show ring at Second … Continue reading

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That post got too long so here is the rest of my update

I found another thing to ride, sort of. A pony at the barn where many of my friends moved to in the Great Exodus of 2014 needs a rider, and guess who is pony sized? Pony has spots so is … Continue reading

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Oh right, I have a blog

My horsey life has been… disorganized for the last six months. I haven’t ridden so irregularly since before I had a horse, probably. Roundup of things that have happened:   In September or so, Lacy’s mom messaged me. Lacy had … Continue reading

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Birthday girl

Pearl turned –gasp– 17 on the 19th. Our birthdays are super close together, so of course we used it as an excuse for a little get-together. Birthdays are a little sad, because I always figured she’d be one to be … Continue reading

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Compromise

Pearl is historically Just Not That Into Water. Last time I tried to fix it aka coax her into a body of water so I could tell her she’s a good girl and get right back out, I almost drowned … Continue reading

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