Book Review: Horse People

I just finished Michael Korda’s Horse People, and I highly recommend it! Interestingly, I bought this book back in 2007, got a few pages in, declared it boring, and placed it back on my shelf. I’m not sure why I dropped it without giving it a fair shake, but I picked it back up about[…]

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The Farm – 2014: A Recap

This was our first full year on the farm, and boy was it a busy one! We hit the ground running in January and still haven’t let up. James and I will probably slow our pace in another year or two after we’ve crossed some large projects off the list (like the kitchen and redoing[…]

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Handmade Equestrian Ornaments

Last week, I came across the cutest handmade equestrian Christmas ornaments through Loft & Livery’s blog. Aren’t they adorable? They cost between $24 and $32, depending on which one you choose. The saddle/helmet and the polo player are my two favorites, but any of these would add some festive equestrian flair to your tree!  […]

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Paws Pet Boutique

About a week ago, we noticed that Izzie’s Vineyard Vines collar had a crack in the buckle. Since the collar is about 3 or 4 years old, we decided it was time to find a replacement. A friend of mine shops at Paws Pet Boutique in Annapolis, and highly recommends their products. Of course, the[…]

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Plow & Hearth – Addendum

I know I already posted about Plow & Hearth, but I just had to add an addendum for this adorable Jack Russell side table. He’s made out of recycled metal and is probably one of the cutest pieces of furniture I’ve ever seen. I’ve always wanted a Jack Russell in real life, but I’ve heard[…]

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Cool Weather Riding Apparel

Notice that the title of this blog says “cool” and not “cold.” Fall in Maryland is definitely chilly, but most of the time, I don’t ride in my heavy coat – I save that for winter. I like to layer for the cooler weather as I almost always work up a sweat and need to[…]

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Backyard Ponies

I confess, now that Bailey’s sound, I’ve been spending more time in his saddle than Misty’s, but she’s not bothered by that in the slightest. Misty’s been doing well, and hanging out with her friends, Takoma and Traveller, doing backyard pony things like grazing and sleeping and rolling in the mud. I’m hoping to ride[…]

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