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Adult Responsibilities v. Horses ?>

Adult Responsibilities v. Horses

I saw this comic the other day, and it really struck me.  It highlighted the internal struggle between our hearts and our brains, between responsibilities and horses. It struck me because I’ve had a horse my entire adult life.  I was able to keep my show horse from my childhood, because of my adult responsibilities. I realize that I could not have kept William in the life he was accustomed throughout college without my parents.  But, as soon as I…

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Riding…. Just for Fun?? ?>

Riding…. Just for Fun??

I can’t remember the last time riding was “just for fun” for me.  It was my SPORT.  It was my PASSION.  It was my JOB.  After some health issues set me back, I had to reevaluate my relationship with riding.  I can’t take the risks or push my body the way I used to.  But, I have lived and breathed horses for 25+ years… what would I possibly do without horses? I took a short rest (i.e. 3 months of…

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