Tag Archives: Thoroughbred

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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Hobbies

Believe it or not, I do things besides rides horses. Sometimes I…. take pictures of horses. My awesome trainer Christy┬áis branching into web design, so she offered to make me a website for my photography stuffs. If you know anyone … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug

In my spare time (haha I have so much of that), I moonlight as a volunteer for CANTER. For those of you unfamiliar with the organization, the acronym stands for Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex Racehorses. CANTER Chicago has … Continue reading

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Split the Difference

It’s hard to ride both Pearl and Eliot in the same day and not compare the two. Eliot is like driving a semi. It takes forever to get going, forever to turn, forever to stop…just a long time for any … 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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Just a herd of happy horses

Mr. Eliot moved to Not-So-Broken Pony Land on Friday! I was really intrigued to see what would happen when we added another gentleman to the herd, since Pearl and Tucker have long since settled into their own routine. Once they … Continue reading

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Major Catch-up

Hey, remember when I was like “oh yeah, I’ll totally post every week about every single ride, shouldn’t be a biggie right?” Ahahahaha. That was ambitious. Looks like I owe a rundown on the past three months– in bullet point … Continue reading

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