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The Silver Lining

Sometimes things happen and we don’t understand why.  We cry, we rage, we feel frustration and wonder, “Why did this happen to me? What did I do to deserve this?”  We try to come up with reasons, we justify.  462 more words

Everything is in Blossom

Crabapple blossoms in a spring rain above.

Below, lilacs in bloom, creating a crown over the old milk house.

May is morel mushroom time and my husband enjoys the “hunt.” 223 more words

Aggravated Easter Egg

Poke, don’t provoke, or it shall explode.

This was in the previous saddle, where she’d be a bit sensitive at the start of each session, no matter how gentle.  195 more words

Dressage

finding the right balance

I’ve gone through a slew of saddles in the past few years, and my amazement never ceases each time I have a breakthrough in my riding that has nothing to do with my riding or how much I practice, but with a simple change in equipment.   779 more words

Horse Life

Saddle fit is dynamic and changes as speed increases

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Zürich and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences confirmed that saddle fit is dynamic and influenced by even modest increases in speed within a gait. 286 more words

Commentary

The Saddle Saga

I’m not as tack obsessed as some people really. I don’t like change, I much prefer to find something that works and then love it forever. 1,142 more words

Titles and Roles

I’m on to a new project.

I can’t sit still long.

I’m easily bored and love learning and meeting new challenges.

I’m not sure I’m taken seriously in all my roles or all the areas I have “titles” and “credentials.” 211 more words