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London – Day 1

The flight over was fine – I navigated the airports by myself and got myself through passport check and customs, where Jena was waiting to rescue me. I am not sure I would have been able to navigate the two tube … Continue reading

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Skirt stake

I love my life. I have had difficult decisions, and lost people I love who were way too young to die. I miss my Mom and Colette every day, and I still don’t really understand that I don’t get to … Continue reading

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Eventer’s Dream

Yesterday was really fun. I think I am starting to get the hang of this. I took one of the girls from the barn, Rachel, and we went to the Lincoln Creek Eventer’s Dream Combined Test. It was called “Eventer’s … Continue reading

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

To start at the end — We Won!  Kip gave me three fantastic rides. Wow. First Dressage.  Our ride was at 11:50, and I went out with a lot of time to warm up.  The theory was to let Kip … Continue reading

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Getting ready

So Lincoln Creek One Day Event is this Saturday.  Kip and I are all signed up, and we are going down early. We are leaving tomorrow, Friday, at noon, will arrive at LC at two-ish, leaving plenty of time for Cheryl and … Continue reading

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Next Phase Eventing Derby

So we went to a Derby without Anne, my trainer. I have been really reluctant to go to anything without her, because I have had such bad luck in the past, going to shows by myself. I am not sure … Continue reading

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I like to do things

I have mentioned before the I have a ton of hobbies, apparently. I say that because there are so many things I would like to add to that list of hobbies, that it seems to me that I have a … Continue reading

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Derby and Clinic

One of the stumbling blocks for me in trailering out by myself was the idea of hooking up without someone saying… “go right six inches, back, back left, left , ok now back…stop stop STOP!!”  So Scott had the brilliant … Continue reading

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…3…2…1………

So I am gearing up for the French Creek Pony Club Derby on Saturday. I feel really prepared riding wise. I had a lesson yesterday and we practised our test (USEF Beginning Novice test A). I need to remember to … Continue reading

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So lucky, so impatient

A picture is worth a thousand words: We bought a truck. A giant truck. A Ford F-350 Turbo Powerstroke Diesel, 7.3, V8, Crew cab, long bed, 4X4, 6-speed manual, with an in-factory tow package. And I can drive it. My … Continue reading

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