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RABT Summer Cross Country Derby - July 12, 2020

At the beginning of July, Ellie and I tackled our first ever BN level XC course at a competition! We take jumping lessons with Babette at RABT Farm (Rest & Be Thankful Farm), so having Babette there that day to coach me was perfect.  We did have some bobbles on my part, like not riding to each fence and not enough leg (NEVER ENOUGH LEG) so we had one stop on course, but I was super pumped to have a chance to jump around a course at a place we are totally comfortable but it was a crazy chaotic day with 50 horse/rider pairs and a ton more activity than our Wednesday lesson days!  ready to go I paid for a second unjudged round after our division of nine riders jumped and we went clean. It was a beautiful summer day and such a fun opportunity. All COVID protocols were in place and people were super respectful of them.  Due to our stop, we ended up in 8th place with a 3rd place team finish! I paired up with two of my Epona PC teammates for the team competition and they both won their di

RIP My Sweet Horse

Rest in peace, Volo old boy. You have earned your wings, so fly free with the wind in your mane.

1972 - Nov. 2, 2008

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  1. RIP...he sounded amazing. (((HUGS)))

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  2. Thanks OTB....It is nice to know there are other horse crazy gals out there who understand. :( It is so bizarre to feel "content" with his peaceful end but at the same time mourn his passing.

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  3. As you know my BO and I just went through this last Jan with her wonderful TB Red. As difficult as it is to make the decision and carry through, it really is for the best. Volo is running free with all his friends and making new ones I am sure.

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  4. Reading this brings tears to my eyes. I know this day too will come for my precious Treat. I only hope that she lives as long and as healthy as Volo. I am sure he is now running (pacing):), with all the others now. RIP Volo.

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