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Disclaimer: I’m still figuring out the answer to that question. In my last post, I shared the news of my new 16-acre farmette that we moved into in April. In three months, we’ve accomplished quite a lot, but still have a long way to go before it’ll be ready to move the horses in. The […]
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Note: guess who meant to post this last week and forgot? This girl. If you’re recently joining us here at The Almanac, then you may or may not be aware that I have ridden a lot of horses at a lot of barns in a lot of saddles in a lot of disciplines. Because of this, […]
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Thank you to Renz over at The Salty Equestrian for sharing this info. Please give this a review and share your thoughts!     FYI I’m linking to places with pictures of Little riding with blood in the horses mouth but as I don’t have permission to use those pictures I’m trying to respect photographers […]
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The Poor Amateur's Almanac by Virginia Murrah - 11M ago

I know this topic will not bring as many laughs as I hope my last post did. I feel though it is a subject that is not discussed enough in the equine world, and is much too important not to be. I recently read the book A Whole Bit Better. My friend Parker was the […]
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The Poor Amateur's Almanac by Gabrielle Pastorek - 11M ago

My favorite childhood book was and still is The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The most memorable scene in that book, for me, is when Mary’s uncle offers to give the little girl anything she wants — books, toys, dolls, anything in the world. And she replies, “Might I […] might I have a bit […]
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Remember, dear readers, when I shared with you all that Moissanite (my OTTB) got diagnosed with A-Fib? Now, it is with great pleasure to announce that his heart is ticking away with a healthy heart! The team at Auburn University could not have been more fabulous. Which, is what this post is mainly about, walking […]
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Here is a little background on us/ Ryan: Ryan and I have been together for five and half years almost. We have lived together for about four and half years now.  We recently god engaged December of 2017, at the barn of course with Atlas. Shocking I know! We have not made any wedding plans […]
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    It’s not an easy decision to make when you know it’s time to break up with your current boarding barn. I knew it was our time when the ulcers seem to persist, and the cause was unknown. There had been problems in the past at this barn. This, however, was the last straw […]
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If riding and working with horses requires anything of a person, it requires principles.  One must be firm in their beliefs and their requirements for their education as a horsewoman or horseman as well as the care of their equine partner. Obviously no barn is perfect, but there are certain things that are always red […]
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We all know that owning, riding, and showing horses can be expensive at best and downright unaffordable at worst. But just because you’re working with a small budget doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy some quality riding time. One of the most cost-effective ways to gain experience caring for your own horse, get ride time, […]
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