Weekly Photo Challenge: Lines

Between the Lines The weekly photo challenge this week: Lines. When I started this challenge through WordPress, I gave myself some parameters. All photos had to be with my phone and related to my life at Infinity Farm. Who would imagine that so many of the idea prompts  would be equine related?? The most challenging … Read more

Dear Drama Queen-

Dear Drama Queen, I understand getting upset. You have so much passion and desire for riding. I know how much you want to do the very best job. Sometimes the world seems to conspire against you; it’s like every bad thing happens to you and none of it is your fault. No one else has … Read more

Beauty -Redefined from the Saddle.

“Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate and wine in one hand, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming “WOO HOO what a ride!” The first time I saw this quote … Read more

Itching and Shedding.

Finally and at last, the ice on the pond has thawed and birds have returned. It’s our spring break. My elderly, domestic ducks waddle off to the pond with a very officious gait, business-like in their bathing.  They quack around with wild ducks, exchanging opinions. Mine are easy to tell apart, they swim much lower … Read more

Climbing Back On-

Riders know this lesson; if you get bucked off you have to climb back on. That’s the rule. Horse or rider are better for it. They say that the hardest thing about riding is hitting the ground (sigh) but I disagree. The recovery is often more challenging. I think we are afraid of what we … Read more