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Kleos

Kleos (“glory, fame”) is the concept of glory earned in heroic battle. Kleos is often given visible representation by the prizes won in battle. I had myself really psyched out for the Lincoln Creek Back-To-Back One Days. In the week leading … Continue reading

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Pony Club Camp, Whidbey Island.

I went to Pony Club camp from July 19 – 24. It was, as you may imagine, pretty awesome. There were no major dramas, at least not for me and Kip, but there were daily small ones. Kip arrived at … Continue reading

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The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.

The title of this post is a little dramatic.  But I had such high hopes for this season. Last fall, I thought the winter of 12-13 would be my “Winter of Dressage” and I would come into this season raring … 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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What happened?

Enough time has passed since the Baywood Pony Club one-day for me to write about it without getting that tight feeling in my chest. You can tell from that opening, that this does not end the way I wanted. Again … Continue reading

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Live to fight another day.

Well that could not have gone worse. I got up at 4:30, and wanted to leave by 5. Instead I left at 5:30. So I was already late when I got to the barn. When I got there it was … Continue reading

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Leg on.

Went away to our annual Crush weekend, and thankfully Kip was totally sound when I returned. A week’s rest seems to have done the trick. He probably pulled a muscle roughousing with his buddies in the Gelding Field. They get … Continue reading

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