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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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Confession Whine: I miss jumping my horse. Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy we found dressage and it’s working well for us. But when we found Christy, back when I thought Pearl had “just an injury” that was going to … Continue reading

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State of the Lameness Address

Pearl has been “back in work” (defined as walk/trot/usually canter 4-5 days a week) for about a month now, since we moved to our winter farm. Here is where I always feel like I have to get disclaimer-y. No, the horse … Continue reading

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Breaking news

On Wednesday, January 27 2016, I rode my own horse in a lesson for the first time in 2+ years. I can tell you the exact date (November 4 2013) of our lesson, because the next time she came out … Continue reading

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How to make your lame horse even lamer: a step-by-step guide

Step one: start thinking about how your horse has really been doing well the past few months. Schedule vet for spring shots and Coggins so you can join the trail club, and since you’ve been hearing vet give the spiel about the … Continue reading

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Back to School

So I’ve been dogsitting the past couple of weeks, and I’ve been passing the time by catching up on literal years worth of the SprinklerBandits blog. It has had two effects: 1) I really really really want a baby bay … Continue reading

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