Show Today, Yet I Languish At Home, Is It The End Of An Era?

Adventures in Saddle Seat Enjoyed the ride     Show today. I am not there. [2013 photo, Report] Gasp. Sob. Sniffle. [2014 photo, Report] I have unfailingly attended the Mid-South Spring Premiere Horse Show every year since 2013. Usually with Sam [Progression, 2016, 2017, 2018]. Last year with Milton [Two Sides]. Have I wupped myContinue reading “Show Today, Yet I Languish At Home, Is It The End Of An Era?”

We – The Unicorns … Go On A Road Trip, Guest Post

Welcome Meg! [Archives] Meg McKinney, Photographer [We – The Unicorns … Arrive, Guest Post] ~~~     We – The Unicorns … Go On A Road Trip Story and Photographs by Meg McKinney   As if they stepped off a color wheel, the unicorns became brilliant creatures in the sunshine. I couldn’t resist taking theirContinue reading “We – The Unicorns … Go On A Road Trip, Guest Post”

The Unbridgeable Abyss That Shall Eternally Divide Them

Adventures in Saddle Seat Enjoy the Ride   I’ve spilled a fair amount of electrons comparing saddle seat to other disciplines. There is one place where they will never, ever agree. Wanna taunt a saddle seat trainer? Send photos after you trim manes and tails. Left, Rodney’s mane. Trimmed because he looked like a shaggyContinue reading “The Unbridgeable Abyss That Shall Eternally Divide Them”

Wither Wednesdays?

Adventures in Saddle Seat Enjoy the ride.   Had a pondering post planned about how to continue Saddle Seat Wednesdays in the absence of saddle seat, including an extended riff on blog approach as metaphor for life, i.e. holding onto the past vs. living in the moment vs. diving into the future, and an analysisContinue reading “Wither Wednesdays?”

Finding A Horse To Match The Hat

Adventures in Saddle Seat Enjoy the ride.   Note. I have not forgotten the world as it is. Taking a detour into dreamland for a moment. ~~~     Animated Trot is now selling hats in addition to magnets [The Magnetic Attraction of Saddlebreds]. Bought one as a gesture of support. Now I have toContinue reading “Finding A Horse To Match The Hat”

Changing of the Guard, Horse Edition

Adventures in Saddle Seat Enjoy the ride.   For context. When I had this lesson, my state had no confirmed cases. I have since pulled up the drawbridge. For amusement. Cattening the curve, courtesy of Anne Marie Darling, @amdarling, via Twitter. And now back to our regular programming. ~~~     Rodney had settled intoContinue reading “Changing of the Guard, Horse Edition”