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Recapping 2019

I had many great horsey experiences in 2019!  I am really pleased with how the year went overall; nothing is ever perfect, but both horses are sound, happy, and healthy, which is really what matters to me.

Some of my 2019 goals were met easily or with lots of hard work, and a few of them were utter fails haha.  C'est la vie! Let's recap!

Happy, health, sound
Both mares are doing well in this regard!  Dreamy will be 29 this year, and while she definitely shows signs of her age at times, she overall looks and acts much younger than she really is!  Ellie has really matured this year, filling out as well as mentally becoming more comfortable in her own skin.  As she will be eight this year, I feel like we have moved through the baby phase.

Continue lessons with Beth and Babette
This goal was met and then some!  I took almost weekly dressage lessons with Beth and monthly jump lessons with Babette. Thanks to the Morgan Dressage Association scholarship, I was also able to attend two clini…

Product Review: Miraculous Trailer Cleaner

Ok, so it is not really called that, but this stuff is pretty freaking miraculous.  It is actually called LA's Totally Awesome Cleaner, and well, it is totally awesome.  And it is super cheap!  


Our trailer has developed gross black marks in the white aluminum skin over the past two years since we bought it and NOTHING we tried removed it.  Soap and water, Softscrub, and even Comet did nothing.  I was super frustrated because it looks gross.  In an internet search, this video popped up.  I was like nahhhh, there is no way this stuff works so well!

Oh, but it does!!

so gross


hate it


yuck


gross black streaks plus bugs haha


I was feeling rich the day I stopped at the local dollar store, because instead of the small $1 bottle, I splurged on the larger 64 ounce bottle for $3.  I know, I know, big spender!  ;-)

My husband finally had a chance to give it a shot yesterday afternoon.  And it was amazing.  It didn't take much effort at all and the black crap is gone!  It looks so much better!  

so pretty and clean (there is water on it, as he washed the trailer afterwards with soap and water)

much better!
It did fade the red sticker a little, which my husband didn't realize until afterwards. 
Oh well!  We have thought about having the sticker removed and our farm logo put on instead.

Tiny child had to help wash the rest of the trailer (with soap and water), of course haha

Comments

  1. Oooh, nice! I just sent this link to my mom, her white aluminum skin trailer has been looking a bit dingy. She needs to try this stuff!

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  2. oh i need to try this stuff! thanks!! and it looks great and i love tiny child washing it send that child to my trailer. thanks;) HA!

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    1. Yes, you definitely do! And I will lend out tiny child anytime. He will work for snacks haha.

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  3. nice! i was thisclose to buying a Frontier trailer back in 2016 - i really like them!! and it looks fantastic after being cleaned up too

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    1. Thanks!! It is not the same as my old Eby (which I LOVED!), but the Frontiers are decent for sure!

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  4. Interesting. I wonder if I can get it in Canada?

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    1. You can get it on Amazon, but not at dollar store prices.

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