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The secrets we keep

We horsemen all have secrets. They are usually of two types-personal secrets, such as “I’m afraid to trail ride” or “I don’t really like my horse but can’t bring myself to admit it out loud because I’ve put in thousands … Continue reading

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Transporter Interruptus, or Why I Can’t Ride Like Heather.

I’ve discovered why I don’t ride as well as I wish, no matter how hard I try. I’ve been told on a few occasions that I have the ‘ideal’ conformation for a rider. I have a relatively short torso and … Continue reading

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Truisms of Horse Owning

If you do a thorough check of your trailer before hauling, your truck will break down. There is no such thing as a sterile barn cat. A horse’s misbehavior will be in direct proportion to the number of people watching. … Continue reading

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Dream Pony for Sale

I saw this screamingly funny ad on The Chronicle of the Horse website. The name of the author is sales-fryzd and is linked to a Craigslist ad. I don’t suggest contacting the author, for now I shall call her Anonymous. … 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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