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Horses: Joy and Frustration all in one

I talked to my trainer today about that Oldenburg.  The woman that is selling him sent me a video.  He was riding around with his head ten feet in the air while a girl trotted him over crossrails.  He looked … Continue reading

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Spaceballs 2: The search for more money

Does any one remember that line in Spaceballs?  Yogurt make a crack about the sequel being about the search for more money.  It’s a funny line, I liked it.  Mel Brooks is super rich, isn’t he?  What does he need … Continue reading

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I wish I was rich… or at least rich-er

Yes, I am back to horses.  An opportunity has arisen that could be a great one, truly.  I have the opportunity to purchase a 14 year imported Oldenburg (German Warmblood) gelding that is a made, made, made packer in 3’+ … Continue reading

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I think I need to hold my horses for a while….

Well, after the last three days of trying out this cute draft cross that turned out to be lame, I have been thinking good and hard about a horse for me.  I’ve said multiple times over the course of the … Continue reading

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I think I’m deluding myself…

Really. I  am living in a fantasy world.  Well, at least – I’m living in the past…. back in the past when I spent a handful of dollars on the best horses I’ve known… Today’s misadventures will be below. However, … Continue reading

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My lease may be gone out the window

Well, after a long conversation with the lease horse’s owner on Sunday and a continuation of it on Monday, I hadn’t heard a word from her, so I got back on her case today to see what’s gonig on.  She … Continue reading

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maybe it’s just not meant to be

I am still waiting for the girl who owns the horse I was supposed to be leasing to make her decision about what she prefers the horse to do during that lease. The short version is, I found the horse … Continue reading

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