Writing Horseback

Oct 29 2014

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

I never tire of this.   It’s the end of the season and, after this week, the horses get a much deserved break at SARI therapeutic riding in Arva, just north of London, Ontario. My daughter, 10, is on her horse Vixen, rounding the corners of the outdoor ring, doing two point. Basically she’s squeezing […]

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Oct 22 2014

Molokai Stampede

It was on a horseback riding vacation in Lanai, Hawaii that I first learned of the Molokai Stampede. My Lanai riding guide, Cody Bradford, was wearing beautiful custom-made western chaps tanned from the hides of axis deer, unique to the Hawaiian islands of Lanai and Molokai. In his office I spied a hand tooled leather […]

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Oct 15 2014

Molokai, Hawaii Mule Ride

Kalaupapa Rare Adventure Mule Ride, Molokai, Hawaii I’d seen the bumper sticker, “Wouldn’t You Rather Be Riding a Mule in Molokai?” I’d yet to ride a mule and I hadn’t been to Molokai. On a recent trip to Molokai, Hawaii, I was able to cross these two items off my “must do” travel list. Whether […]

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Oct 08 2014

Horse Rescue, North Carolina Style

Published by under Horse News

Daisy Mae came into my life in late fall of 2011. My husband and I were in Southwestern North Carolina working on a log home we were building in Hayesville, near Murphy. The development sits back off Hwy 64 and we would drive up and down this road several times a day. It is truly […]

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Oct 01 2014

Reining: Understanding the Sport

Understanding the Equestrian Sport of Reining About 10 years ago my husband and I were introduced to the sport of Reining. We did not know what reining was and had never even seen a horse perform a pattern. We were immediately hooked and we are still showing today. It’s a lot of fun filled with […]

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