Category Archives: Life with Horses

Millie’s First Trail Ride

We did it. A good friend, Kathy, contacted me on Facebook last week and invited me to stay with her at a local state park, Potato Creek, for the weekend. I hemmed and hawed and finally realized that I was … Continue reading

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A Little Good News

It seems like every time I check the news there is something else bitter, sad, or frustrating. Imagine my happiness when I stumbled across this report recently in our local news: Evidently a mare was spooked by fireworks this … Continue reading

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When It’s Hot, It’s Hot

Dear Mother Nature, While I have always had a deep appreciation for the wonders you offer to us, I can’t help but notice that you may have forgotten to turn off the oven when you went on vacation. I don’t … Continue reading

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What We Do for Love (of Showing).

I was recently told by a judge, trainer, and excellent showman that showing was “an expensive way to be miserable.” After considering his words carefully, I must agree. While some of us truly love the show atmosphere, and the joy … Continue reading

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Anthropomorphism: Millie’s First Ride

In a conversation with other horse people recently, a discussion of anthropomorphism and animal psychic connections developed between us. Evidently there is a book out by a woman who claims to be a psychic horse mind reader. More to the … Continue reading

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