Category Archives: Reins of Life

Reins of Life rolls around again, and so does rain

It dawned gray and wet on a Midwest Saturday. I think this was my fourth? appearance at Reins of Life in South Bend, Indiana. I’ve lost track. But they all have one thing in common: it would not be a … Continue reading

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A whole bunch of photos of Charm

Last Saturday I once again traded my vendor’s hat for a rider’s helmet. This time at the fall Reins of Life benefit dressage show in Michigan City, Indiana. Charm and I did just fine, even though I had a little … Continue reading

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2 weeks, 2 shows, 5 paintings, 1 thunderstorm

The last two weekends were horse show weekends for me, two days at Reins of Life in South Bend, IN and three days at the Fox River Valley Pony Club horse trials in Barrington Hills, IL. First off, the most … Continue reading

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Playing catch-up

Several things are in the works but somehow I have become major sidetracked from reporting on them. So, here goes… This painting which I completed a few months ago will now appear on a promotional poster for Reins of Life … Continue reading

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But wait, there’s more!

I already posted about the latest Reins of Life show, but didn’t get quite finished with the last of two paintings I did while I was there in time to include them in that post. Finally got the jumper’s background … Continue reading

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Third year at Reins of Life

This year’s weekend fall benefit dressage show was held at the Reins of Life facility in Michigan City, Indiana. I have posted about my previous appearances at their facility in South Bend, Indiana but had never been to Michigan City. … Continue reading

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