Tag Archives: horse riding

Breaking the mold

Contrary to what non-dressage riders think, there is a lot more to it than just riding around in circles and boring the horse into submission. It is hard to describe the levels of unison one reaches with a dressage horse. … Continue reading

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Learning and growing all the time.

Once in a while, you have a ride that reminds you how far you have come and how much you have grown not only as a rider, but as a person. Yesterday was one of those days. It was an uncharacteristically … Continue reading

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Horseless with headaches

I haven’t written in a while. I haven’t had much to say. Since mid-March I have been hit with a number of bad migraines that have kept me bedridden for days at a time and in a vile mood for the remainder. … Continue reading

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I am a horsey girl, and I always will be!

Yesterday was my first, long-awaited ride of the year. Granted, it was only the 6th, but it had been exactly four weeks since last I rode. For a long-time horsaholic, like myself, trust me it is about the longest a break can … Continue reading

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Riding to the Rescue

I really shouldn’t surprise me that riding a horse has made me feel good for the first time in weeks. I mean, it was my only goal in life, ever: Get a horse. Ride. (But first, I would like to … Continue reading

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Horses at our mercy

I haven’t felt like writing much since having to say goodbye to my little horse. I haven’t felt like doing much of anything, really. I have pushed through and thanks to the generosity of people who owed me absolutely nothing, I have … Continue reading

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Planning a death – celebrating a life

I was hoping to have reached some conclusion to my existential musings by now, but this past week has only served up more questions. So this post is dedicated to my wonderful horse of the past decade, Babaki Bear. Tomorrow, my … Continue reading

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