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Maryanne Stroud Gabbani
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  • Abu Sir, Giza
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Profile Information

Hometown:
Giza, Egypt
VVClassic: Division
HandDrawn
VVClassic: Horse#1 Name
Fagr
VVClassic: Horse#2 Name
Bunduq
Relationship Status:
It's Complicated
About Me:
I'm a Canadian widow, long term resident of Egypt, and I run a small equestrian tourism facility/farm. I also maintain a number of riding/photography/Egypt blogs and a lot of dogs.
Website:
http://www.alsorat.com
Number of Horses
More
Favorite Saddle
Sharon Saare or anything comfortable that fits my horse
Number of Rides you do each year?
0-5
Do you follow FEI Endurance?
No
How Long have you been riding Endurance?
0-5 years

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Maryanne Stroud Gabbani's Blog

Welcome To Friday

Posted on January 16, 2009 at 4:06am 0 Comments

Nancy's path.kmzFriday is the first day of the weekend in Egypt so it's the first day of my heavy working days. My first set of clients today were a couple of high school girls who come to ride every weekend. Neither of them are the most courageous riders, although Nancy rides one of my more difficult horses, Dooby. We did an easy round along the bottom edge of the desert below the pyramids of Abu Sir… Continue

Gimps and Newbies

Posted on January 15, 2009 at 1:51pm 2 Comments

Having recently pulled a muscle in my leg, I decided to introduce Hannah to VV endurance with a really "easy" ride. Well, at least in terms of speed. We went out and walked for almost two and a half hours because I couldn't handle anything faster without causing more damage to the already sore spot. We took out three of the youngsters (5 to 6 year olds) out for… Continue

Well, It's RO for me

Posted on March 21, 2008 at 5:30am 0 Comments

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Been a while getting this finished due to health issues here. Had a sleep problem that necessitated nights in a sleep clinic to diagnose and then arrange treatment with my new best friend, an air pump that pushes air through my sinuses so that I don't partially wake about 90 times an hour. Good thing that I ride from my house and don't have to camp to go… Continue

Sex In The Desert

Posted on March 5, 2008 at 4:08am 0 Comments

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We started out just to have a training ride for one of my young mares, an hour in the desert and another in the countryside, to see how she's coming along in her work. She's about four and a half, a rose-grey baladi arab, the unconcerned mother of the devil of the farm Shams who runs riot with the dogs. Farag has been training her under saddle and as yet… Continue

Madness all right

Posted on March 3, 2008 at 1:23pm 0 Comments

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I haven't been riding much for the past three weeks between a combination of friends visiting and raging bronchitis. Hard to get into frolicking across the desert when you are hacking up your lungs. So when I thought about riding today I sort of had in mind one of my older steadier horses like Bunduq or Negmadin. BUT, I had three clients want to come… Continue

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At 8:37pm on February 24, 2009, kat swigart said…
I finally added a picture.
At 11:27pm on December 7, 2008, Andrea Brand said…
I'm sure she'll be fine. The du Plessis' are very nice people.
At 11:04pm on December 7, 2008, Andrea Brand said…
Hi Maryanne

NO she's not an axe-murderer. She'llbe fine! Quite a rough and ready set-up but I'm sure she will enjoy it. Be ready for very high temps though, going into the very hot months around here.

Regards
Andrea
At 2:27am on January 10, 2008, Leonard LIESENS said…
Hi Egypt :-) The best wishes for this coming yearPlease send us some sun; I will go riding today at noon in the forest belt of Brussels.
At 12:32am on December 23, 2007, D'Arcy L. Demianoff-Thompson said…
Hi Maryanne,

Happy Holidays! Hope all is well with you and your's. Best wishes for the New Year.
 
 
 

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