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Hoof Boot Maintenance

If you ride in any kind of hoof boot you already know that they require a certain amount of work to maintain them.

That amount of work depends on the type of boot and how often you ride in it and how hard or easy your horse is on your boots.

It’s no different than any other type of tack or riding equipment that you use.  If you take care of your hoof boots,

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My happy dog is suddenly…..not

We got Winnie (we also spell it “Whinny”) for our 10th wedding anniversary. She is now a teenager, and is 1/2 blue heeler (cattle dog) and 1/2 dalmatian.  She has been the best dog. She loves to play fetch, loves to swim and play in water. She is fearless, in a good way – she never gets nervous when there are loud thunderstorms or fireworks or other loud noises.  You couldn’t chase her away

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2010 Eastern High Sierra Classic 50 Ride Photos & Report – My 500th Ride Completion!

This year was the 25th anniversary of one of the most popular rides in the West region.  This ride is very popular for good reason too – it’s in incredibly beautiful country (the Sierra’s) plus it’s got a lot of fun technical trails.  The 50 mile ride consists of two loops.  The first one is slightly over 20 miles and has the technical terrain on it that includes a lot of boulders, narrow singletrack

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Tahoe Rim Trail Ride

Wow!  Will try to write more later and post more photos.  Till then, if you are on FB, check them out there!  I rode Chief today and had a GREAT time with Dave and Jackie (who were on White Cloud and James Dean).  Karen

Two Galaxies

These two beautiful galaxies, NGC 5905 (left) and NGC 5908 lie about 140 million light-years distant in the northern constellation Draco.  Separated by about 500,000 light-years, the pair are actually both spiral galaxies and nicely illustrate the striking contrasts in appearance possible when viewing spirals from different perspectives. Seen face-on, NGC 5905 is clearly a spiral galaxy with bright star clusters tracing arms that wind outward from a prominent central bar. Oriented edge-on

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Riding, riding, riding!

I rode Bo today, maybe 10 to 12 miles with Jackie and her horse Tank.  We had a really great ride.  I still have not managed to find the time to finish writing up about our Tevis adventures.

Though, suffice it to say we had a really great ride and since then Bo has been a superstar. Bo has been extremely friendly, even leaving food to come over and say hi and get petted

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Been riding!

While I haven’t had anything as exciting happen as occurs in this video, I’ve been busy and look forward to catching up next week!