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Tough Call…or was it

An 11 year old mare, papered.  Well trained.  Raced in her younger days.  Pretty. Good weight, bright and alert.  A bit of marey pissiness but all in all far from a sad sack. She was euthed the other day.  Then … Continue reading

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Aged Standardbred rocks the Dressage world

The judges were a bit surprised when the sound of Deep Purple blasted out the speakers as I started my Kur. Opening salute done, my little bay mare and I start at a medium trot, then progress to a beautiful … Continue reading

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Racehorse Resources

As a lifelong OTTB person I never had a problem looking up Thorobred pedigrees via Equineline.  Although getting a good read on an old lip tattoo can be a bit of a challenge.  If you can decipher it, or know the horses … Continue reading

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Happy is as Happy does

So here’s a random thought that has been bouncing around my mind since I took my mare out for her first alone, and off-property, hack.  It was a total success-not because she didn’t lose her mind or dump me (OK, … Continue reading

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Tell the Truth!

Oh boy…where do I start? Horse lovers (as I can’t call them all true horsemen or women) can be very delusional. I used to teach riding lessons.  WHY do people feel the need to exaggerate their experience?  Of course after … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Wishing you all the best of the Season, the Love of Family and Friends and, of course, Happy Healthy Horses!  May 2014 be a prosperous year full of Good Health and Blessings! ~Tracey

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Form follows function?

A commen, and usually correct theory in the horse world.  If you want a fast horse you want a lighter boned creature, if you want a pulling horse you want a big powerful beast,  dressage riders look for a horse … Continue reading

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