Valentine Misty

Happy Valentine’s Day and Happy 13th Birthday to my Misty!! My wildest child is 13 years old today – a teenager! I can’t believe I’ve had my silly girl since she was 4. How time flies when you’re having fun! Also, if you’ve been following this blog for a while, then you might remember that[…]

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2015 Equestrian Summer Reading List

Yes, it’s that time again – time to break out the books for the summer! Below are my ‘equestrian reads’ recommendations, as well as a look at my own list! My Recommendations Turning for Home, by Natalie Keller Reinert In this 4th book of the Alex and Alexander series, Reinert focuses on off-the-track Thoroughbred adoption.[…]

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2014 New Year’s Resolutions

First, I have to say, I can’t believe it’s almost 2014. Wasn’t it just 2011? 2013 was a wonderful year for me and James. We moved and stayed very busy working on the farm. I got a new job in May – one that allows me to work from home 4 days a week, and[…]

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He’s a Patriot and Jack of All Trades

It’s been a while since I introduced the other members of our herd. You may remember Takoma Star, Misty’s BFF, and Traveller, our feisty Arabian, but there are two others who make up our family herd: Jack and Patriot. Jack is a 12 year old OTTB who belongs to my mom. I call him Jack[…]

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Come One, Come All!

The Retired Racehorse Training Project (RRTP) is hosting Thoroughbreds For All this Saturday, October 27th at Fair Hill. Come ready to learn and with your checkbook handy as opportunities for education and for purchasing your new OTTB abound! According to Steuart Pittman, RRTP president, “This event is designed not only to bring buyers and sellers[…]

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Misty’s 2nd Show of 2012

Our 2nd show of 2012 (our 5th show total) was, by far, our best show to date! At Olney earlier this year, Misty had some serious ants in her pants. We got through the show just fine, but I knew we could have done better. But I never beat myself up over things like this[…]

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