Behind the bit

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Location:Lehigh Valley

A blog about horses, equestrian sports (especially dressage), horse people, and horse news.

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I can't stop looking at this imageI've stopped sending "occasion" cards for the most part -- why feed the Hallmark Beast when you can support artists, rescues, and non-profits? My husband contributes to many nature/rescue/diabetes non-profits and oft...

Riley and I 2018

on Jul 2, 2018

Since I fell of in 2014, I can count the times I've ridden Riley outside on both hands. This summer we're going to do better, as weather permits. Last Monday I had a nice outside ride, my first of the summer. See the playlist at https://www.yout...

I don't know why, but for some reason I have trouble keeping my grip on the bloody reins. My reins always seem to be too long, they slip through my hands, and I'm constantly adjusting them. Charlotte Dujardin has famously been quoted as saying "...

The image to the right is an image, not a link, and the image hints at a story. You've gotta watch it. I browsed rider Chrisanna Hancock's FB page and there is lots of funny stuff there, she's tough!Take a look at the video!

Whoa! Nice gaits on this mule!!! Wonder how tall he or she is...

on Apr 30, 2018

We had a blast, as always...This year I made a big boo-boo and purchased tickets for the Saturday Grand Prix NOT the Sunday show jumping. In a panic I bought tix from a scalper who, as it turned out, had done the same thing. I bought the wrong ticket...

Hi All, it's been awhile! Thought I'd touch base for those of you who might still be following BTB. Ri is doing great, we've come a long way as far as working together. The enemy is stiffness (mine) and my new goal is a commitment to doing less. But...

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