Husband Training

In honor of our anniversary & to prove I didn’t forget this year: [Originally appear as “Horse Tales: On Husbands and Horses”, Horse Illustrated, September 2011.] My horses may be unbroken hooligans, but I am a spectacular husband trainer. I start with a man who’s ridden a handful of times and drives a Datsun 300ZContinue reading “Husband Training”

Media Advisory

Work: PM heat therapy/PM groom & exercises [rp, wv,cx]. Report: amenable during but galloped off upon dismissal. Ramblings for the day: A well-known essayist [David Sedaris? unusual Google fail], said that his family no longer tells him anything because they are afraid to end up in print. Writer A.J. Jacobs allows his wife to forbidContinue reading “Media Advisory”

In the Beginning

Work: AM heat therapy/walk [reverse of Tues], PM groom/ground exercises [weave cones, turn-around box, reverse poles, plank] Grade:   [spookier than strictly necessary during grooming but redeemed himself in the ring, which alone is worth a star.] In their infinite wisdom, Horse Illustrated has published my story of shopping for Rodney as “Horse Tales: TheContinue reading “In the Beginning”