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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…

USDF Connection

Dreamy and I were featured in the "Tail End" section of the July 2009 edition of the USDF Connection! I am very proud of us both of course! I have received many nice compliments on the article, even from judges who recognize us! Click on the article and it will get large enough to read.


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  1. Great article.

    Yes, people are amazed that Standies can (DO!) have great gaits. All that trotting is good for something, people!

    Have you read _Crazy Good_ yet? It's about Dan Patch, and a dang good read for horse people and true-history readers and most especially for lovers of Standardbreds!

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  2. My favorite part of the USDF Connection is the tail end. I FREAKED OUT when I saw you and Dreamy in it! You are famous in my eyes now!

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