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What color biothane for a liver Chestnut mare?
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Margaret O'brien replied to Cindy's discussion What color biothane for a liver Chestnut mare?
"tan, lime green, baby blue, turquiose. cold (blue purple white grey black) colors stand out against a warm colored horse (chestnut, bay). Red will clash and make her look orange. green with bring out the red in her coat. tan is good if it is…"
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The Gauntlet

To the untrained eye, it was a nondescript  farm road.  Straight half mile of gravel, bordered by woods and farm fields, a preamble to the woods and trails that lay beyond. On a normal day, it was a corridor of quiet, a place where the rider warmed up her horse before tackling the trails.  A transition from leaving day to day worries back…See More
Nov 7, 2011
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Ozark Trail Ride (rambling) Recap - the 5 yr old finishes her first ride! Part I

We finally did it - after a several year hiatus, and buying my (much too young for me) next endurance prospect, DB Hula Mayya, and waiting for her to mature and finish her training, we bit the bullet and entered and FINISHED our first endurance (well, just Limited Distance) ride. Eep! How did this happen?Of course I didn't do it alone, and couldn't have done it without some amazing people helping me. First there is the barn where I board, where she was born and trained. The trainers there…See More
Oct 1, 2010
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Hometown:
St. Louis
VVClassic: Division
GPS
Relationship Status:
Single
About Me:
I started riding about 7 years ago, and got my first arabian to do rides with about a year later. Love that horse, but a year after I got her, I found out she had physical constraints that don't allow her to do endurance. I've done a few rides without her on horses borrowed from some generous friends, but it's not the same. Now I finally have horse #2, another arabian mare, but only 3.5 yrs old. So we are starting our journey together learning to do this silly sport. Egads!
Number of Horses
2
Favorite Saddle
Wintec 2000 with Cair
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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The Gauntlet

Posted on November 7, 2011 at 9:21pm 0 Comments

To the untrained eye, it was a nondescript  farm road.  Straight half mile of gravel, bordered by woods and farm fields, a preamble to the woods and trails that lay beyond.

 

On a normal day, it was a corridor of quiet, a place where the rider warmed up her horse before tackling the trails.  A transition…

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Ozark Trail Ride (rambling) Recap - the 5 yr old finishes her first ride! Part I

Posted on October 1, 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

We finally did it - after a several year hiatus, and buying my (much too young for me) next endurance prospect, DB Hula Mayya, and waiting for her to mature and finish her training, we bit the bullet and entered and FINISHED our first endurance (well, just Limited Distance) ride. Eep! How did this happen?

Of course I didn't do…

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Diary of a Chicken

Posted on March 7, 2010 at 9:12pm 4 Comments

The outdoor arena. It looked safe enough. The sand was soft and deep. What could go wrong?

But then, I was riding the 4 YEAR OLD. The very tall (15 hh for pete's sake!), very bendy, very agile, 4 YEAR OLD. The one that tossed me last fall and sent me to the ER. She's very mellow, very sweet, and actually very slow right now (a bit porky from the winter...), but that's not what's in my head. In my head, is the fresh memory of being fine one second, and the next hitting very…

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Let Me Tell You About My Best Friend

Posted on February 21, 2010 at 7:23pm 2 Comments

Let me tell you about my best friend.....

Gorgeous, refined, graceful and elegant don't even come close to describing her amazing beauty (so I humbly believe :))

Although some days, only a best friend can admire the beauty…

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A Founder Saga Part II - Success!

Posted on January 18, 2010 at 9:08pm 8 Comments

Why is this the most beautiful picture EVER?!





Because this horse is TROTTING!



If you read my last post, I talked about the long road my horse, Zoey, and I have been on since she rotated her coffin bones last summer. She's made slow progress, but slight progress. We tried a list of things - supplements, removing her from grass, changing farriers, bute, different boots, etc. All helped in small ways, until the last big piece… Continue

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At 7:09pm on February 2, 2010, Cindy said…
Hi Karry - so good to hear from you. SO Sorry to hear about your mare! How scary! I hope no more worries tho with her? where did you take her? midrivers? they do great work there...

abscess getting better, just not 100% yet, frustrating buggers....

thanks for the tip on the hoof sock - wioll check it out!

my puter got hacked, so on a (very slow) backup, so not online much....have more to tell you soon - have a contact for you for a riding buddy/endurance mentor!
At 9:08pm on February 1, 2010, Karry Heun said…
Hey! It feels like we won't ever ride again doesn't it? My mare spent 2 days in hospital with colic. It's amazing how much weight they can lose in a few days. I was just starting to see improvement too. I hope your abscess heals quickly. I saw a little product in a magazine the other day called a hoof sock. Just a neoprene sock that stays put, and keeps your meds in place, or keeps it clean once the abscess opens up. Sure beats duct tape if you as me!
At 8:51pm on January 19, 2010, Karry Heun said…
no. no it will never be dry again. i have accepted it. you should too.
 
 
 

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