Go Clydesdales!

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and, as a Bostonian, I suppose I should be rooting for the Patriots. And, of course, they are my second choice, right after the Clydesdales! Zelda agrees completely. Readers may notice I’ve been out of touch this past week. Instead of communing with horses, I’ve been spending time with my nephews. […]

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Rocking and Rolling

I was reminded, today, of the first time I trailered Freedom, at the end of January in 2005. I’d agreed to take him on as a foster for CANTER New England, and had driven to Rhode Island to pick him up with a friend. Freedom had been returned from his first adoptive home — from […]

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No Need to Call Twice

It must be a Clydesdale thing. You only need to call them once for dinner. Given how Zelda makes the earth shake under her feet — and there’s only one of her, and she’s only half Clyde — it must feel like an earthquake when these ladies come running!

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Take the Hunt Seat Paper Co. Paper Doll Challenge

Now here’s a set of paper dolls we can get behind. The Hunt Seat Paper Company is running a really fun competition. Download the PDF of their dolls and clothing on white card stock, then dress up your dolls with the clothing provided. Once you’re happy with your dolls, stage them, take a photo and […]

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Who Begged Best?

Curly Begging

It’s candy cane time. Three horses. Who begged best? Just as well that I had three candy canes.  

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Lost and Found

lost earings

Jewelry and horses don’t really mix. I’ve had a couple of near misses. Once, a managed to break the chain of a necklace when I was jumping a fence and the end of my crop got tangled in the chain. It sent my favorite amethyst pendant flying into the grass. After my lesson I walked […]

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The Heyday of Central Park

I grew up in Manhattan at at time when you could still rent a horse and ride through Central Park. I never did but I would come across the occasional rider and envy them. Of course, I was simply born in the wrong era. There was a time when riding in Central Park was extraordinarily […]

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