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False Hopes for Victory

The king is not saved by a mighty army; A warrior is not delivered by great strength.  A horse is a false hope for victory. … Our soul waits for the Lord; He is our help and our shield. 378 more words

Strength In God

Torchlight Parade in Seattle

Saturday night, I saw the Torchlight Parade in Seattle for the first time.  I wasn’t planning to attend but I had to go out to pick up some late dinner so I thought I would stop by and check it out on my way.   432 more words


Notes from a rough-start vacation

You know your family had a good vacation when remnants of it stay with your kids long after you’ve come home.

In our case, we were eating dinner on our enclosed back porch the other night when Lily started singing several of the songs she’s learned at U-M’s Camp Michigania, near Petoskey. 2,421 more words

Something About A Showgirl

Well spread hooves. Perfectly long, straight legs. Large hindquarters that are still developing. Short back, long underline, sleek neck, intelligent head.  Sensitive, but kind eye. 513 more words

Barrel Racing


I’m going to make this one a quickie because frankly I am exhausted and I have much more productive things I should be doing right now. 63 more words


Valitar: From the Horse’s Perspective

Valitar features an impressive number of trick riding sequences performed by some of the most highly trained horses in the industry. Watching a horse perform perfectly timed intricate choreography in Valitar is stunning, and it is important to think about why and how the horse learned the skills required for this type of performance. 218 more words


BIG Catch-Up!

I sincerely apologize for the huge hiatus from this blog! I had a busy couple of weeks. My family stayed for two weeks at the ranch as guests and I ended up forgoing a lot of blogging to spend time with them; the ranch’s head wrangler sustained an injury to his ankle and I ended up working as the interim head wrangler for a week, and then I managed to injure myself the following week by falling off of Midge bareback. 235 more words