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For the Love of the Horse

For the Love of the Horse

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horse meadowMany of us who are horse lovers have been so since we were children. Some of us outgrew this stage and some of us rekindled our love later in life. For some of us, this love never abated.

Just as there are many paths in life, there are many different types of horse people. This is something that I try to keep constantly in mind. My reason for riding is not your reason for riding, and my reason is…

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— 1 week ago
#Horse  #love  #Pony  #riding  #why 
Lateral Work: Renvers, Travers, Haunches In, Oh My!

Lateral Work: Renvers, Travers, Haunches In, Oh My!

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Move that bum!

Move that bum!

Greetings Gentle Readers,

In this series I am going to break down lateral work for you in such a way that I hope it will help you understand the whys and wherefores of this sometimes murky subject. This article we will be discussing the haunches, otherwise known as renvers or travers, haunches in or haunches out, haunches left or haunches right.

First and foremost, there really…

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— 3 weeks ago
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fastcompany:

The publishing industry’s packaging of women’s literary fiction in stereotypically girly covers makes great books seem trashy.
“Even when their artistic merits are equal, women writers often still lack the cultural authority of their male counterparts, and this rampant trashy branding contributes to that disparity.”
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fastcompany:

The publishing industry’s packaging of women’s literary fiction in stereotypically girly covers makes great books seem trashy.

Even when their artistic merits are equal, women writers often still lack the cultural authority of their male counterparts, and this rampant trashy branding contributes to that disparity.”

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(via bookoisseur)

— 1 month ago with 1448 notes
journeytogoals:

johneggbutt:

have-a-plate-of-fuck-you-too:

mousaka:

YOU CAME TO THE WRONG NEIGHBORHOOD, MOTHERFUCKER

THAT IS THE ANGRIEST ZEBRA I HAVE EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE

IT GETS FUNNIER THE MORE I WATCH IT

Marb chasing a carrot…

journeytogoals:

johneggbutt:

have-a-plate-of-fuck-you-too:

mousaka:

YOU CAME TO THE WRONG NEIGHBORHOOD, MOTHERFUCKER

THAT IS THE ANGRIEST ZEBRA I HAVE EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE

IT GETS FUNNIER THE MORE I WATCH IT

Marb chasing a carrot…

(Source: headlikeanorange)

— 2 months ago with 726159 notes
nobodycareswhoyouare:

Totally how I feel today!
~My lexipony having a snooze!

nobodycareswhoyouare:

Totally how I feel today!

~My lexipony having a snooze!

(via my-equestrian-dream)

— 2 months ago with 1156 notes
buttart:

what the hell is with this horse what. why. wtf is going on horse, i love u.

buttart:

what the hell is with this horse what. why. wtf is going on horse, i love u.

(Source: lagrima-de-crocodilo, via bookoisseur)

— 2 months ago with 121725 notes
awwww-cute:

A new fawn meets a friendly hand

awwww-cute:

A new fawn meets a friendly hand

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— 2 months ago with 7405 notes
The Seven Dimensions of Throughness

The Seven Dimensions of Throughness

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3d Throughness – it is a word that many dressage riders hear often said. Why did that horse spook? He wasn’t through. Why is the trot tiny and unimpressive? Not through. Why isn’t my horse baking me cookies right now? He needs to be more through.

But what is throughness? Sometimes instructors seems to get marbles in their mouths when they attempt to describe the term. Yielding to the aids. Supple…

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— 2 months ago
#dressage  #Horse  #how  #through  #throughness  #what