I visited the House of Horror!

A house near the town always goes all out for Halloween. This year they have lots of action in their House of Horror. I know that they ask for donations and all moneys always go to the local women’s shelter. What a great cause for Halloween!

$1.8 Million. Where did they spend it?

The Great Charity Challenge 2022 raised $1.8million. Where did they spend the funds raised? Here is the answer from Equestrian Sport Productions. A YEAR OF IMPACT IN REVIEW – $1.8 Million at Work  Wellington, FL – September 23, 2022 – The 13th Annual Great Charity Challenge sponsored by Fidelity Investments® (GCC), held at Wellington International…

Help The World’s Working Equids

Originally posted on The Backyard Horse Blog:
While the tagline of The Backyard Horse Blog is “All About Keeping Horses At Home,” I do in fact digress from that motto on occasion. Today’s post is a case in point. I leave my backyard and look to other parts of the world. It is good to…

The Freestyle: London 2012

Originally posted on HorseAddict:
The Freestyle! The Individual Dressage Medals!  British fans had gone all out with flags and fascinators  to show their support for the British riders. The sun was shining brilliantly as we took out seats. I knew this would be a hard fought competition and we were to have the pleasure of…

Introducing…Ronnie Rollator!

Yesterday my friend Willie Walker went on to a new job of helping someone with a new injury. I now have a Four Wheeler with brakes and a seat! My physio had recommended getting a 4 wheeler so I could walk rather than having to step, stop, step , stop. So now I have Ronnie…

Don’t Even Go There!

“I have a horse.” I said to the orthopedic surgeon. “Don’t even go there!” He said with a serious look. “When you come back in seven weeks and this fracture has completely healed we can talk about how to get you back on a horse. This was how my day started at the hospital Fracture…

Dads, Dogs and Cats!

Father’s Day has come and gone for 2022 but I have a few photos I would like to share with you. My husband and I went up to where our daughter lives and spent the day with her and our son-in-law and our Grandson. But what about the cats?? Well, Sir Winston and Lady Waverly…

Joan Didion : A Quote

Joan Didion, in a commencement address at the University of California, Riverside, in 1975. I hope that the graduates took her advice to heart. Now, 47 years later, they will have no regrets if they did. “I’m not telling you to make the world better, because I don’t think that progress is necessarily part of…