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"The more I know about people, the better I like my dog." – Mark Twain

"The more I know about people, the better I like my dog." – Mark Twain

“Add to that- horse, donkey, and llama–okay, even the goats.” –Me This was a week of sharp-edged experiences. The world...
Hard Hats and Hard Heads.

Hard Hats and Hard Heads.

The helmet debate continues for riders, especially of my generation. It flares up when well-known competitors or local friends get...
A Different Kind of Trail Ride

A Different Kind of Trail Ride

 “I only trail ride.” Every time I hear someone say this, I am impressed.  To be prepared for every eventuality...
It's Not About the Hat.

It's Not About the Hat.

Willard Crockett was the first man I fell in love with.  I think I was 5, and he was certainly...
Advice for Moody Riders.

Advice for Moody Riders.

This week a self-described moody rider requested a blog- about moody riders. To tell the truth it has been an...
A Classical Passion

A Classical Passion

 Look, our new barn logo! Erica Whitcombe designed it, and it reflects our philosophy perfectly. Infinity Farm may sound like...
Fillies Gone Wild.

Fillies Gone Wild.

Utube video banned! Just kidding, but these girls rock!Clara and Brisa are Iberian Sport Horse fillies. Note to self: If...
Donkeys in Church

Donkeys in Church

The Easter season is always a busy time for the donkey boys. Churches hire them for various children’s events. Apparently...
I’ll Be Your Ginger…

I’ll Be Your Ginger…

Spring is the time for two of my favorite things. First, my horse’s birthdays. It is the day that the...
On Being Adversarial

On Being Adversarial

  Being adversarial has been a common topic in lessons this last week.  None of my clients are mean, none...
Hello, Spring

Hello, Spring

Spring, a good time to start all sorts of things, and after a period of hibernation, it feels so good. ...

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