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The Box Factory reception

This evening the Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joseph, Michigan held a reception for its latest exhibit, the Michiana Annual Art Competition (of which I am a part). There was lots of food and a few awards. I … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again

Time to what? you  may ask. Wash and waterproof horse blankets, of course. One of the gals at my barn recommended Nikwax rug wash and rug proof (2 separate products). I had never heard of either of them. But considering … Continue reading

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There’s been a drought

Well, not exactly a weather-type drought, more like a blog drought! There’s been plenty of precipitation here in the Midwest (lots of snow) but I’ve been quite busy in spite of it. My day job, which has been declining for … Continue reading

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Christmas nostalgia and other random thoughts

One of my fellow boarders at Willow Tree Equestrian Center hitched her Morgan/Freisian gelding to a sleigh this morning and took off for a drive through the woods. The black horse with the black harness and big jingle bells made … Continue reading

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A day of many new, educational, delightful experiences

I had my first dressage lesson at Willow Tree, which is also Billy’s new barn. More on Billy later. I groomed and tacked up my trainer’s horse, Breezy, who is a Hanoverian/paint cross gelding. A horse with lovely ground manners … Continue reading

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Today’s headlines

And now for some local news– NO-SHOW AT HORSE SHOW There was no horse show for me last weekend, since there were too few competitor entries to make it worth my while. I have another one in mind for the … Continue reading

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