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notorious ottb makes his triumphant return to intro-level eventing!!!

A couple of weeks (March 23rd! ugh! so long ago!) before the #toitnups I got to take Murray to Fresno to school XC, which was a good way to knock a couple of goals off my list and have some maaaaajor flashbacks to four-year-old Murray. 1,023 more words


Skill Building

So I’m back and writing with a much clearer head this time around. I don’t have a TON to update with, but still have some things to talk about!  2,127 more words

The Saddle Struggle

…Is real. Is there anyone out there that doesn’t have a saddle struggle story??

My saddle drama has stretched on for several years…Basically the whole time I’ve owned Clay. 1,006 more words


What I really want.

Monday, January 29, 2018

I’m at an odd sort of place where I could share a million little details of every barn visit… but then at the end I almost have nothing at all specific to say. 2,368 more words

Better Saddle Fit - Wider Saddle, Shorter Saddle, Or No Half Pad

Without eyes on the ground very often, pictures can really help, with a lot of things!

Every time there’s some new shots I look, wishfully, for any small sign that she’s working more loose, more supple, more bettah’ than last time. 337 more words


Saddle Search - Part 2

~*News Update* The SD fires are no where near where Scarlet is Stables (as of 8:30 on the 7th). They are about 40 miles north of where I live but are moving toward the coast with minimal southward progress. 964 more words

My kingdom for a ... saddle!

Just over a year ago I was pining for a horse to ride.  The result of my subsequent search was the entry of Roxie into our family.  1,179 more words

My Journey