Tag Archives: Illinois

Snow day, play day, and riding!

Well, today it’s snowing…and snowing… and snowing…  You know, I liked it better before Thanksgiving when it was 65 out.  Now it’s frigid and there’s 5″ of snow, which I have to go shovel as soon as I’m done posting … Continue reading

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Horse Riding and Horse Racing…

Well, it’s been another busy week.  I am saddened to say we’ve gone ahead and turned the clocks back.  While that means I got an extra hour of sleep last night, it also means it will be dark at 5 … Continue reading

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Video issues!

Holy cow, what a weekend!  What a disaster trying to get a simple video of Chewbacca put together has been!! On Friday night I had a great riding lesson, of which my husband was kind enough to record about 3/4 … Continue reading

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First riding lesson! A hunter he may be!!

Well, I’ve officially had Chewbacca a full week now! It’s terribly exciting!!!  This morning we hauled over to the show barn where I take lessons and had my first lesson with him.  My trainer was very happy with him!! He … Continue reading

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Heeee’s home!!!!!

YAY!! I picked up my new horse last night!!  We drove and drove and drove, and ended up getting the horse unloaded off the trailer sometime just after 10:30 at night, but he was happy and doing well and acted … Continue reading

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Horses on the horizon

So, last night I went back to the A barn where I ride and took a lesson.  No, scratch that… I signed up for a package and spent quite a bit of my “horse funds” on a lesson package so … 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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