Added by Anna Blake on June 29, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments
My grandfather Percy Blake was a horse trader. They say he had a good eye, but I could never quite discern if he was honest or not. Folks respected him, but he maybe had more income than scruples.
Being a horse trader…Continue
Added by Anna Blake on June 22, 2012 at 7:55am — 1 Comment
It starts pretty much the same way for most of us:
One day we see a horse. He’s beautiful and free, with an improbable balance of pride and humility. He seems comfortable with his perfection. Most people can just go on about their business…
Added by Anna Blake on June 15, 2012 at 8:45am — 3 Comments
Tomorrow is International Helmet Awareness Day. I usually mark the day by writing about horses and helmets.
Every year I read greater numbers of moving testimonials about lives saved, written by grateful survivors who live to ride another…
Added by Anna Blake on June 8, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments
It goes without saying that Duke Ellington is right, about most everything. And even horses agree.
But I get ahead of myself. This is how it starts: you’re riding, moving in unison with your horse. You’re fluid, and free-…Continue
Added by Anna Blake on June 1, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments