Category Archives: My Horses

First Try at a Selfie

A couple of years ago Titan and I would go out for a morning run. I would sprint 100 yards and then swing on board and let him carry me till I caught my breath while he trotted on and then jump … Continue reading

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CANTER Molly is fifteen. The first time she rode at our farm, I think she was just nine. She rode the horse to the far end of the arena as I instructed her, but then not according to my instructions, … Continue reading

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Cypriot looks like a forty’s era B Western hero’s horse with his lush thick mane and tail and flashy pinto color. He was born in 1999. He was Dancer’s first foal and Stamp’n Kid is his sire. He is mostly … Continue reading

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On Being Comfortable with One’s Self

Titan has the soul of a workhorse mare who is tragically trapped in the body of a hot little stud. For the past several weeks I’ve been training Titan according to Stacy’s recommendations. You may remember part of the plan … Continue reading

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“The woods are lovely, dark and deep…”

At dusk and in the misty rain Dawn Treader and I spent a quiet moment and I thought of Robert Frost’s poem.. I hadn’t really thought of it as a method, but with the new trainees I have used Stacy’s … Continue reading

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