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An Unexpected Visitor for Christmas

Christmas rolled in here on chilly billows of dense fog.  A normal late-December day.  Not that the animals expect the day to be any different from their usual routine and, with the exception of a heartier-than-usual dinner, neither do we. … Continue reading

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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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