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Should I film today?

I have no storage left on my camera which leads me to have to film on my phone for the vlog today. I may or may not film today. I am sorry that the vlog did not get posted yesterday like I promised. The camera data wiped out again and I can’t find any of it! I will film the day in the life vlog very soon!!!

Added by Lucy on November 28, 2021 at 11:59am — No Comments

One Day Better, One Day Worse

One Day Better, One Day Worse

Last Sunday it started off cold, but then Shannon was late picking me up so it was warmer when I rode Cider.

When we got to Shannon's horses' stable yard Cider was happily standing, untied, with all her Fenwick and BOT neck and rump rugs draped over her. In the confusion of getting everything…

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Added by Jackie Cochran on November 27, 2021 at 11:12am — No Comments

Thanksgiving vlog… URGENT NEWS!

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(By the way this is 7:30ish in the morning not night.)

Added by Lucy on November 26, 2021 at 6:55pm — 1 Comment

Vlog Preveiw

This vlog will just be, well not even a vlog. This is just a video of some of the fun things I do with my horses and my friends. The exclusive vlog is coming out tomorrow!!! Can’t wait to film. Thank you and stay tuned for my next vlog!

Added by Lucy on November 23, 2021 at 8:11pm — 3 Comments

Double Whorled Complications

The slightest change in the location of a horse’s whorls can make huge differences in temperament.

No where is that more difficult to figure out than in side by side and diagonal double whorls. These whorls show almost…

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Added by Noche Miller on November 22, 2021 at 1:55pm — 1 Comment

Exclusive Thanksgiving Vlog!!!

Hey! There will be an exclusive Thanksgiving vlog coming up. It will be filmed and posted Wednesday by 8:00 pm. If there are any delays or changes you guys will be the first to hear. I am not going to spoil it for you but I will tell you this, it will be so fun! I will be posting a preview on Monday or Tuesday, whenever I get time to film. Then your weekly vlog will be out on Saturday. There will be 3 blogs coming out this week! Usually there is 1 per week unless it is vlogmas so you should…

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Added by Lucy on November 21, 2021 at 4:28pm — No Comments

"I Want the YUMMY Hay!"

“I Want the YUMMY Hay!”

MJ has a fixation on timothy hay. He is outside in one of the grass paddocks that also has a big hay roll 24/7/365 so he always has something to eat. But to the refined tastes of MJ the hay in the big roll is inferior to the timothy hay from square bales. The stable workers spread flats from the timothy bales every day so the outside horses can get some, but MJ also…

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Added by Jackie Cochran on November 20, 2021 at 10:51am — No Comments

Double Trouble ?

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Added by Noche Miller on November 17, 2021 at 10:51am — No Comments

What tack should I use?

I have done English for about 4 years now but I haven’t owned my own English tack till about 2 years ago. I am just wondering what brand saddle pad to get for a jumping pad. Thank you!!! 

Added by Lucy on November 16, 2021 at 9:43pm — 1 Comment

Pictures of Aspen!!!

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Added by Lucy on November 15, 2021 at 8:04pm — 4 Comments

What is your favorite horse breed?

Hi! 
   My name is Lucy. What is your favorite horse breed? My favorite horse breed is an Arabian, or a mustang. I have both breeds and many more but my favorites are definitely the Arabian and the mustang. 
Leave your fav breed in the comments!

=my Arabian, Aspen.

Added by Lucy on November 14, 2021 at 2:46pm — 2 Comments

Going Down a Rabbit Hole

Going Down a Rabbit Hole

Last Sunday it was COLD at Shannon's paddocks, when I stuck my head out I thought I would not need my winter jacket, but I was wrong, wrong, wrong.

The wind, sometimes gusting, made the shaded “stable yard” cold. Cider did not look very happy to be there and Shannon and Nancy had draped the various…

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Added by Jackie Cochran on November 13, 2021 at 9:30am — No Comments

My Prescription--Ride Horses More!

My Prescription—Ride Horses More!

Over a week ago I got to see my neurologist for our regular appointment. He gave me the usual soundness exam, and when I explained the term he agreed that I was “serviceably sound” for what I do in my life. He agreed that I am serviceably sound, and he actually prescribed more riding!!!! He understands my problems with keeping safe from Covid-19 at my lesson…

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Added by Jackie Cochran on November 6, 2021 at 10:45am — No Comments

On The Radio!

I had a very big day yesterday.
It was a bit of a secret, I thought about mentioning it ahead of time but there was no way to share it in process. Besides, what if I messed the whole thing up? I didn't want to tell people ahead of time and have everyone know I did awful. So I waited.…
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Added by Noche Miller on October 27, 2021 at 11:31am — No Comments

What Affects the Legs Can Affect the Back

What Affects the Legs Can Affect the Back

When we got to Shannon's last Sunday Cider was all groomed, draped with the BOT and Fenwick ¼ sheets over her back, and all four exercise boots were on her legs (plus the Fenwick pastern wraps on her front legs.) Cider did not look completely happy, but hey, it was cooler and nippier, plenty of reason not to be…

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Added by Jackie Cochran on October 23, 2021 at 11:12am — No Comments

Phrenology

phre·nol·o·gy
/frəˈnäləjē/
noun: phrenology
  1. the…
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Added by Noche Miller on October 20, 2021 at 10:46am — No Comments

Then Life Interferes

Then Life Interferes

I just got to ride twice since my last blog, my grandsons visited, I got a little sick, then Debbie went on a vacation, so I did not get to ride this week at all. Of course my balance is suffering, right now I have a tendency to want to face plant if I don't watch every step, hopefully I'll get to ride Cider tomorrow and start getting my body back. Right now my…

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Added by Jackie Cochran on October 16, 2021 at 10:29am — No Comments

Sight Unseen

We’ve all seen the pleas, about to ship, this horse needs saved now.

I know there are pitfalls and a definite dark side to the slaughter horse industry. Setting that aside for the moment, what if you decide that you can’t let the horse go? How do you decide to take the chance and pull that horse? There are many reasons horses end up in kill pens. Lameness and behavioral issues are two big ones. There are also many good horses who end up there through shear bad luck. What are the odds…

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Added by Noche Miller on October 13, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Understanding Horse Whorls

Understanding Horse Whorls is now available in paperback!

Since its release as an ebook in April of 2021 Understanding Horse Whorls has sold around the whorl. Here in the US, next door in Canada, from England to Australia, and even Norway, Germany, Paraguay, South Africa, Bulgaria, Germany, and the Netherlands.

People kept asking when it would be available in paper form? An ebook is great but a book you can hold in your hands has a special appeal. After lots of work and with a…

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Added by Noche Miller on October 7, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Amazing Progress

Amazing Progress

I actually have something new to report this week.

In my last post I described how draping the Fenwick quarter sheet of Cider's croup while she was being groomed and saddled positively affected her. After that I went on line to the Fenwick site and bought her a pair of pastern wraps and a pair of leg wraps.…

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Added by Jackie Cochran on October 2, 2021 at 10:09am — 1 Comment

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