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June-July

Mo and I have been training a lot this summer. We’ve been averaging about 2 lessons a week (one dressage and one jumping). Barbara Strawson has been really wonderful to us. 178 more words

Dressage

The Pros and Cons of Being a Working Student (You Decide Which Is Which)

(Alternately titled: “You Know You’re A Working Student When…”)

I’ve worked at three dressage barns in three different states and as I embark on my fifth consecutive year of being an intern/apprentice, I’d like to think I’m pretty qualified to throw together this list. 835 more words

Horses

Balancing Your Schedule and the Art of Slow.

If you’re pursuing your education on your own and don’t want to take out loans, then time can be an issue. After all, you’ve got to go to work, attend class, write papers, do labs, meet with classmates, study, possibly participate in extracurriculars and ideally, on top of all this, find time to socialize as well (which I think is important to academic success). 915 more words

Resigned, but didn't quit

I really dont want to resign because I dont want to be called a quitter.

Just this afternoon, i got a call from the company i am in, telling me that i need to report at 8:30 PM today. 858 more words

The Tamarack Chronicles: Volume I

This year marked the first of a new contract for me at the University of New Hampshire, and with the contract change came a shift in scheduling—I now only work during the academic year, leaving the summer months free for other pursuits.  2,439 more words

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