Throwback Thursday: My favorite photo

Throwback Thursday: My favorite photo

Since we’re on a Moe roll lately, I thought I’d share one of my favorite photos of us for this Throwback Thursday. This was taken in June 2003 at the Midsouth Pony Club Rally at the Kentucky Horse Park. I’d had Moe for about two…

Throwback Thursday: Practical Horseman’s Book of Horsekeeping

Throwback Thursday: Practical Horseman’s Book of Horsekeeping

Every few months, I trek down to Gardner’s Used Books on Mingo in Tulsa. I bring with me a list of ’70s and ’80s high fantasy and sci-fi novels that aren’t available through my library and spend an hour or so browsing the overstuffed shelves…

Throwback Thursday: My first pony

Throwback Thursday: My first pony

My parents had horses before I was born. My dad had a chestnut Quarter Horse mare named Tammy; he was always a casual rider, who liked to go on trail rides. (Later in my life, he would serve as an outrider on my cross country…

Throwback Thursday: Learning to jump

Throwback Thursday: Learning to jump

Everyone has to start somewhere, right? Here I am on my instructor’s pony Ginger (who you may recall from a previous TBT), learning to jump. This was in 1996 or so, so I’m about 10 years old. My mother, who recently sent me this treasure…

Throwback Thursday: Quiet moment

Throwback Thursday: Quiet moment

  I’ve featured Silk Pajamas, or PJ, in a previous Throwback Thursday. She really was a phenomenal mare, who at age 25, helped me earn my very first individual ribbon at the Midsouth USPC Eventing Rally. I’d hung my team’s third place ribbon and my…