Building Trust (In Myself)

  I haul (2 minutes, really long drive) to a thoroughbred stable to use their indoor arena all winter. Last week the owner approached my coach about working with his youngest retiree, a coming 8 year old gelding named Prairie, who he may have found a new home for. One of the…

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I’ve Become a Space Cadet- Show Nerves

I have developed a new and exciting technique for dealing with my show nerves, or any nerves.  What is this fantastic new talent? I forget everything. My mind goes, “Duho…” and Bubba says, “Here we go again.” I can be in the middle of a test I have done hundreds…

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Deemer’s Birthday

Today is the middle child’s ninth birthday! Even though I’m pretty sure he hasn’t got a clue that today is any different than yesterday I still gave him extra oats last night and tried to go easy on him so he could enjoy a little extra time off today. I…

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