Horses on Small Acreage – My History in Horses

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We are starting a new venture.  Horses on Small Acreage. I grew up in a home of non-horse-people.  You either are a horse person or you are not.  I begged my parents for a horse, but they were neither in the area nor the circle of horse people.  I fought…

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MCM Fun Show….

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I figured I would post some images from this weekend… If you follow my personal Facebook page, you have seen the video of Erynn and Stormy running some of the fun show races. Link to Keyhole Race Link to Pole Bending   Erynn on the left.  *gasp*  Yes, she did…

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Back in the Saddle!!!!

So where have I been? It’s horse show season! I always thought that toddlers and little ones take up your time so much, but I’ve learned with my almost 13 and 16 year olds that teens take up WAY more time than the little ones…… so in my free time,…

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It’s Springtime!

It’s definitely springtime, and now we finally are able to get outside and enjoy it completely!  We’re finally back outdoors riding, and what a lovely surprise at Muddy Creek Meadows last night.  Erynn and I went for our lessons, and one of the horses had a brand new baby boy….…

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Muddy Creek Meadows trail ride… | Horse-back riding

A weekend ago, Erynn (my 10-year-old daughter), Ally (my 20-year-old stepdaughter), and myself had a girls’ day out on an almost 5-hour trail ride through Pennsylvania.  It was an absolutely beautiful day!  There were 53 riders altogether – yes, 53!!!!   Here are some pictures I took that day while riding…

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Kayaks, horses, and…… sushi?

A couple weeks ago, Dean and I did “The Otte Triathalon”.  We took a day together, the kids were in school, and we did our own version of a triathalon.  We started off dropping our kayaks in up in Wrightsville, PA on the Susquehanna River… (these were taken with my…

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Weekend Paper Chase in PA…

My daughter, Erynn, and I just finished up a Paper Chase in PA this weekend… I’m happy to report, no falls, although my mare did rear on me twice as she gets pretty hyped up when there is competition…  I enjoy this with my daughter so very much, and I…

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Yes, we have a theme…

This is the time of year when the obvious theme is horses and football…  well… we can’t help it, that’s our extracurricular activities this time of year   I’ve promised myself that this weekend, I will shoot a lot of fall scenery as it appears we are at the height…

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A family day…

I personally am never concerned about my kids getting perfect attendance at school.  Maybe I shouldn’t admit that, but I feel that family bond should be stronger than anything, and requires maintenance – time out of the busy schedule to spend with the family… I tend to actually physically schedule…

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