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Wentworth Hunter Pace - June 6, 2021

After Margaret and I had such a fun time at the fall hunter pace, we opted to go again this spring! This time, while I rode Rejoice again, Margaret rode her horse Jester and had a friend ride Ladyhawke. All Kennebec Morgans!! Jester and Rejoice have the same dam and Jester and Lady share the same sire. Unfortunately instead of a lovely late spring day, we had one of the first intensely hot and humid days of the year. It was definitely a bummer, but the ride was mostly in the shade of the woods and we had a great time!  most of the fences were 3' coops but we found a small log and this hay to jump haha Until we didn't. 😑 We brought along a third friend who rode Margaret's older mare, Ladyhawke. She's a good rider but hasn't known Ladyhawke for very long and didn't realize how much of a cranky boss mare she could be at times. She kicked Jester right in the front leg just about halfway through the ride, and while the cut itself ended up not being a big deal in the

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  1. you have the rest of us dying in curiosity...what happened?

  2. I love this Blog. Too bad that parents who have NO clue about what their kids are up to have to TRY to derail YOUR blog.

    As someone who will lose a National Championship to a kid who didn't win it honestly I have to back up what was written by you.

    Let the kid and her mother do their own blog and stay off yours. JMO

  3. LOL!!!! :D Well, check out the comment I got under the post about liking my horses better than most people. I laughed when I read it, and wanted to ignore it, but had to respond. :) No willpower here. I love how folks think it is all about them....and hey wait a minute....isn't this MY BLOG???? Never once did I mention the idenity of the people I referenced. It was about 4 different people as a matter of fact. It could have been anyone.... And at the same time, I knew very well that they might read it. BUT, I have no problems standing behind my own opinions. The thing is I don't feel the need to do it to their faces, since what would it really prove? So I wanted to complain on my blog about how people view ribbons. Big deal. I highly doubt the blogger of Fugly HOTD cares if people read what she writes about their horses and uses their pictures. LOL!!!! There was nothing slanderous about what I wrote unless someone else wants to put there own name to it. That is their problem if they want to make it known who I am referencing.....not mine.

  4. I think you made some valid points in your other post. And honestly, your examples could have come from ANY show circuit, or heck, ANY barn. (Ask me about the 4-Her that placed FOURTH in a large tricounty class with an honest-to-god emaciated horse. Ask me what the "responsible adults" officiating the event told my 14y/o self when I spoke up.) I've been known to eat entry fees when I get to a show and realize my guy is just not right, or to drive various trainers and vets nuts as I insist a horse is NQR somewhere. I'm used to being condescended to. But hey, the old broodie I swore was taking some funny steps the other day? Blew an abscess out her heel this afternoon. Sometimes I hate being right.

    And not to be snarky, but if anyone reading thought your comments were directed at them... Well hey, guilty conscience much?

  5. NTAT - Heck yeah, you got that right! :) Too bad about the mare with the abscess though. :(

    Anon - I actually know who you are, despite the anonymous post.....LOL! I know you know all the situations I speak of. :)


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