Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Unicorn? Where do you draw the line?

Back in my London life, a hundred and something years ago, I jettisoned an unpromising career in advertising and started an interior design business specialising in stencilling and paint finishes.  That sounds like some kind of period piece now, akin to embroidering antimacassars … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

Peace and Goodwill To all you Bloggers and Readers, Riders and Horses, hope you have a happy festive time xxx!

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Horse-husbands: an essential guide

Some, very fortunate, riders meet other riders with whom they fall poll-over-croup in love and lead a horsy-ever-after life.  Other lucky riders are still young enough to have some degree of back-up from parents or relatives.  Very few horse people, however fiercely independent, can do without help … Continue reading

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Middle-aged horsewomen; why do we do it?

This year, after accidents have kept me grounded for the best part of 9 months, I’ve travelled the internet like a tourist desperate to use up air miles.  I’ve discovered sites so many and various, I’ve completely redefined my understanding … Continue reading

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Walking the walk…and talking the talk?

So, after my second bone-break this year, and getting back to riding again after a further layoff,  I am thrilled to find that my lively Pom seems no different than if he’d simply had a fortnight’s holiday! But both of us are … Continue reading

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