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Pony Primavera, or How to Bond with your Horse

Hello, Please go to my Blogger site, thehorsemadscientist.blogspot.com to read this post. I no longer post on Word Press but it gets broader coverage. Pony Primavera, or How to Bond with Your Horse

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When Manure Matters

A couple of years ago, I was given the Stamp of Authenticity as a horseman when a non-horseman told me “you horse people are weird”. (See “Wierd at last”, 12/12/2011). I was told this when the non-horseman discovered me mucking … Continue reading

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My handsome Valentine

Due to economic circumstances (a nice way of saying I have no paying job), I’m no longer leasing a horse. I am, however, enjoying a relationship with Raven, a magnificent black Warmblood gelding. His owner, Sue, is the most generous, … Continue reading

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We're all nuts, you know. We are. So why do I lease a horse?

I’ve been leasing horses for a little over 18 months now. I’ve been doing what is called a ‘partial lease’, wherein the horse stays at home and the owner pays all the bills, and I ride the horse three or … Continue reading

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The Scapegoat

I spent twenty one years in the Army, doing jobs not normally done by women: I climbed communication towers (yes, those BIG ones), and repaired M1A1 tanks. The only female in my platoon, I took my forty men to the … Continue reading

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Weird at last, weird at last!!

I was born horse crazy. I cannot remember a time when I wasn’t totally obsessed with them. I am utterly convinced that such passion is genetic. My parents were both annoyed and at a lost to explain my enthrallment. There … Continue reading

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Horses are like men.

Sometimes, horses are like men. no, actually, MOST of the time,  horses are like men. Or perhaps it’s the opposite: horses are merely four legged men you can ride. After you’ve been married a while, you know that your husband loves … Continue reading

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