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A Work In Progress... One Middle-Aged Broad's Descent Back Into Horse Madness

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A Work In Progress... · 4M ago

I Finally Bit The Bullet...

The last time I showed. With Sug in October 2013.I went to a horse show. Which I've done before. To watch other people show. However, this time I was the one that horse showed.  Me. On Indy....
A Work In Progress... · 7M ago

In Which Indy Meets Marilyn Payne, And Things Go Well

"Dis is mah cute face!"When you have someone like eventer and international eventing/dressage judge Marilyn Payne practically in your back yard, it makes a heck of a lot of sense to take the...
A Work In Progress... · 9M ago

Neverthess, She Persisted...The Memes

"Nevertheless, she persisted" has become an overnight battle cry and the subject of a gazillion tweets (#LetLizSpeak, #ShePersisted), memes, and t-shirts since Senate Majority Leader Mitch M...
A Work In Progress... · 9M ago

Nevertheless, She Persisted...

No, this is not a political post. Apologies to Elizabeth Warren, but I've decided that phrase neatly summarizes my efforts to become a good rider.  Okay, maybe I should really say "adequate ...
A Work In Progress... · 10M ago

A Christmas Miracle...

I figured that was an apt title given the last time I posted. It's not for lack of ideas. I have ideas all the time.  Something will happen and I start composing a post in my head.  It just ...
A Work In Progress... · 1Y ago

Wait. What?!? Does He What? -- The Follow Up

What?  I'm a guy. It's what we do.Just wanted to give you all an update on how Indy's been doing since we'd found blood in his urine. While the vet felt the issue was due to excessive 'self-...
A Work In Progress... · 1Y ago

Wait. What?!? Does He What?!?!?!?

Post-ride selfieLife with Indy is never dull.  Every time I think things are rolling along smoothly, we hit a metaphorical speed bump.Sophie and I were at the barn the other evening and were...
A Work In Progress... · 1Y ago

Effing Cavaletti and the Bleeping Oval of Despair...

Instruments of SatanEver have something you just suck at?  Just flat out, no holds barred suck at?  I mean, you try and try and try again and despite a herculean amount of effort you find yo...
A Work In Progress... · 1Y ago

Dickhead Returns

Too cute to be called Dickhead.A while back I wrote a post about our family's use of nicknames and the fact that Indy may have thought his name had been changed to Dickhead. (He's young and ...
A Work In Progress... · 1Y ago

Where Did That Come From? The Mystery of the UEB

Pretty, yes?  Wish I knew how I got it.We're equestrians.  We work with 1200lb animals with minds of their own and often very little respect for personal space.  Factor in there are all kind...