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And then…you fall off your horse

I got bucked off my horse yesterday. When you reach a certain age falling off is really not fun anymore. You are really scared that you might get really hurt, especially if you have children and other dependents. But I … Continue reading

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At least there are always horses…

“Anhedonia”, they call it, the clever people. It is defined as the: “inability to feel pleasure in normally pleasurable activities”. It is quite a serious symptom of depression. For me, I always know I am at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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We learn nothing from easy horses…

“Horses come into our lives for a reason.” someone said to me not so long ago. There is a lesson to be learnt from every horse that cross our paths, but some teach us more than others and leave deeper hoof … Continue reading

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Before you get involved with a horsey woman…

I always say that there should be a support group of sorts for the husbands of horsey women. There are certain woes that only men involved with horsey women could understand. We shouldn’t generalise, and of course there are as many … Continue reading

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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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Wiser with age

People make such a fuss of being “old”. Movies and the mostly fake world they portray have made society in general want to look young, beautiful and thin- if you are a woman, that is. I have never been able to … 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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