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Hair and Halter Riding

I’m riding ponies two to five times a day for short distances.   (Yes, I’m really lucky!)  For me this sort of riding means tying a lead rope through the halter into reins and hopping on bareback and mostly walking, sometimes trotting, sometimes cantering.  564 more words

Fell Ponies

The Breaker 2

Read The Breaker 1 here.

Meet Roger.

Don’t be fooled by that soft, fuzzy exterior.  Roger is not just a pretty face.  He’s as tough as nails and he’s damn good at staying in the saddle. 302 more words


Leading "Tarkin"

I so enjoy my days at the Rescue Ranch. These days I’m creating the adoption videos, and it’s such fun capturing something of each horse’s personality along with documenting where they are in their training and how they move. 620 more words

Liberty Training

If He Had Been Poseidon...

I have been having some issues with Ablaze lately, when I am grooming him. To be honest, I can’t believe it took me so long to figure out what was happening… Sometimes, I am just so stupid, I should go find a shovel and hit myself over the head… Anyway. 918 more words


Back in the Groove

Because when you can use an Emperor’s New Groove gif, why wouldn’t you?

So the last two weeks were insanity, but also awesomeness. We took a truckload of Jerseys to Bloemfontein and my… 1,010 more words


The Breaker 1

Meet Dionysus, known to his friends as Tilou.

Isn’t he handsome?

He’s Alexandrine’s current breaker, and he’s going to be the subject of a series of blog posts. 719 more words


Open for... everyone!

I mentioned previously that we’re having some open days at the charity I’m working with, Equine Partners CIC (new website still in the works!), so I thought I’d share some more details!  322 more words

Riding Around...