Horse Selfie

While waiting for his glue on shoes to set this morning, Freedom was playing with my phone. Of course, he wanted a selfie.  His nose is very cute. Advertisements

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In Remembrance

Horse shoes are still found, 100 years later, by farmers and walkers in the area of fighting at Verdun in France. To still be finding so many shoes from the war horses, here hung on a farmers fence so many years after the event, is testament to the absolute carnage of this particular event. The […]

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10 years later

Kronefurst

The universe is messing with me today. You know how Facebook brings up old posts? Well Shutterfly does it with photos. The ones they served up to me today, were of my beautiful Trakehner gelding, Kronefust. He was already on my mind. Earlier this week I took photos at a hunt — the last territory […]

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Look at those Ears!

The color of the leaves

Sometime¬† in the autumn, Freedom reminds me of the color of the leaves. Especially when the sun lights up his coat — or in this case, his two perfect ears. I have to get a photo of him in front of one of the fabulous red Maple trees because he would blend in perfectly. This […]

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Look How Far We’ve Come

We have a long way to go

Riding, like life, is a journey. No matter how much we do, there’s still so much more to learn. But one of the most rewarding parts of working together with your horse is realizing how far you’ve come as a team. The partnership, the small steps forward that come from patience, hard work and practice. […]

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Upper Paleolithic Foal Recovered from Siberia

Paleothic Foal Recovered from Siberia

How cool is this? Scientists from the North-Eastern Federal University, and Kindai University in Japan discovered a dark brown, three month old foal buried during the Ice age in an area called the Batagai depression in Siberia. This is the first time a pre-historic horse this young has been found intact and with such an […]

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Have you met the German Riding Instructor?

The German Riding Instructor

Ronny Reimer, aka the German Riding Instructor, is bringing his own brand of humor poking fun at the hunter/jumper circuit in the U.S., one video at a time. Reimer, who runs RCR Equestrian, can be followed on Facebook as his alter ego. Or at RCR Equestrian. Here are two that had me laughing out loud. […]

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