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A Crack in the Shadow

Looking Back: Part 4

My first 13 or so years of experiences with horses were overshadowed by a lot of fear – on my part and the horses. 698 more words


In The Saddle - Luke Dempsey - October 27th

Teacher’s Pet At Downpatrick

Teacher’s Pet, who I mentioned in my last blog, progressed nicely to win off top weight in a competitive handicap hurdle in Downpatrick last Friday. 581 more words

Horse Racing

The Sound of Leaves Against the Sky

The leaves are changing colors- fresh yellows, familiar oranges, crisp browns, and burnt reds- and the hills are rolling with the new autumn air. I love this time of year. 962 more words

The Life Of Angela R. W.

The 4 C's of Horsemanship

Consideration, cooperation, confidence, and calmness. These four qualities can help any child develop into a more controlled rider with horsemanship skills. Horsemanship, as the writer of the  406 more words

Collected Kids And Horses

Two Chances

Looking Back: Part 3

The barn that I used to show out of was called Two Chances Farm. As in, you have two chances to win: slim and none. 888 more words


Developing Power Over Others

Looking Back: Part 2

As my riding education continued, I learned how to control and dominate a horse. I also learned the language that I could share with others to teach them the illusion that what we were doing wasn’t harmful. 914 more words