Horse Shopping – The Mystification Continues

Called another seller on Friday. Found yet another person who couldn’t be bothered to talk to me. I do not understand the business model that allows people to reject possible customers so quickly. In her defense, we got off wrong-footed and she decided that her stock was too high-end for me. She might be right.Continue reading “Horse Shopping – The Mystification Continues”

Horse Sale Advertising: A Buyer’s Guide

Ad Copy translation … a stunning, nearly black … Because fulfilling your Black Beauty/Black Stallion fantasy is such a smart way to buy a horse. … _ year old Throughbred… Youthful wingnut. … stands about 16 hands. Maybe 15.3 hands, most of which is wither. … best suited for an experienced rider. Hang on. …Continue reading “Horse Sale Advertising: A Buyer’s Guide”

Cyber Monday: Brushes, Britches, & Books

Television will be the death of movies! The Internet will be the death of bookstores! Yet bookstores and movie theaters are still full on Saturday nights. I have a nasty Amazon habit, yet I still go brick & mortar to pat the books. Similarly, online ordering will never replace a knowledgeable tack store or feedContinue reading “Cyber Monday: Brushes, Britches, & Books”

Horse Hunt – Hiatus

A few nights ago, I had a dream about horse shopping. An old riding buddy (LCM for those who knew me back when) and I were just finishing up an incomprehensible dream activity. As she was leaving, I remembered to ask, “Do you know of any horses for sale.” “Yes,” she replied, “I may haveContinue reading “Horse Hunt – Hiatus”

There Is No Control-Z for Reality

Blogging commentary for July & August. In his song “Online“, Brad Paisley sings about a lonely guy whose sauve index increases exponentially when he communicates through a keyboard: ’cause even on a slow day I can have a three way Chat with two women at one time I’m so much cooler online At one point,Continue reading “There Is No Control-Z for Reality”