Monthly Archives: September 2011

What a Weekend

What a weekend we had! Success in three different states! In WI, big thanks to Howard Moore and Andrea Johnson for terrific grooming and help. It was great to get to see Andrea’s parents while we were in the north! … Continue reading

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otter creek sunday

Post from phone. More later. Both boys amazing xc. Nemo 1.4 time hopper 4.4. Both super confident and had fun! in sj both good. Nemo 1 rail. Hop has come so far and jumped double clean! nemo 2nd hop 3rd. … Continue reading

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Our breeding program debut!

While Andrea and I are at Otter Creek this weekendrunning two horses in the intermediate, our wonderful working students Jenny McCoy and Alexis Major along with our amazing clients.  We presented three horses at the inspection… Oldenburg broodmare Sweet Adelaide was … Continue reading

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Otter Creek HT Friday: Preview

When you are at a horse trial, and your working student from Minnesota is shivering, you know it’s truly cold out… Today was dressage day at Otter Creek.  The 37 degree morning made for fresh, enthusiastic horses!  I am so … Continue reading

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Otter Creek HT Thursday: Perspective

So Andrea and I arrived a day early to Otter Creek to let the boys settle in after a long drive… This left us girls with a strange phenomenom… Time on our hands.  After spending a good hour hand grazing … Continue reading

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Wednesday: Arrival at Otter Creek

So Andrea (my terrific ws) and I left many hours before dawn this morning to sludge across the country from KY to northwestern Wisconsin (almost to St Paul MN) to attend Otter Creek HT with my two intermediate horses this … Continue reading

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Pain, tenacity, and the moments that make it all worthwhile…

PAIN:  Let’s start with pain.  A week ago, I woke up and couldn’t get out of bed… Somehow, I’d injured my back.  After five days of trying to “tough it out” (including xc schooling my two most challenging horses) I relented … Continue reading

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