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Hello I’m back…

I have been over on facebook alot and have let this site go neglected. My apologies. I am going to crank it up again and start posting more about what’s happening at the farm. I promise to do better and … Continue reading

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Why are our police turning into an army? Why are we paying for this?

When I was a kid, growing up around Boston, this is what the police looked like. There were lots of protests going on against Viet Nam. I skipped school one day in high school and went with some friends to … Continue reading

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Avalon Farms Horse Boarding

Avalon Farms Charlotte, Tn From: avalonfarms  | Nov 11, 2011 Avalon Farms is a 290 acre horse facility located 45 minutes from Music City USA…Nashville, Tennessee. A private valley surrounded by woods, trails and water… it’s the perfect peaceful spot to ride and … Continue reading

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playing with Hendrix (colt starting)

I had company today at the round pen. Robyn Kevlin was visiting her horses at the farm and drove across the creek to check out our progress. I wanted to show her what Hendrix & I are doing together now. … Continue reading

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Sirocco update!

I’m in Florida with the rig (truck and horse trailer) visiting family and picking up Sirocco this weekend to take him home. Still practicing my riding down here as I found a wonderful stable to rent a quarter horse with … Continue reading

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Sirocco update! Video and Bridleless riding today

It was a gorgeous day at Avalon with Temps up to almost 60. I played online with Blue in the arena first and i was able to do extreme helicopter without her moving her feet, I was able to touch … Continue reading

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Sirocco Update! Driving from zone 5…

Another day indoors at Avalon as we have yet another snow storm. The snow stopped tonight while I write this but it took Emily 2 1/2 hours to get home from work. I heard on the news about 130+ wrecks … Continue reading

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Getting fit to ride

Richard Shrake, the AQHA judge & clinician told me once that horseback riding (if done correctly) was MORE exercise than swimming. I believe it. By following Sally Berry suggestions I am riding everyday and I feel it. Pat Parelli talks … Continue reading

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More winter snow pics

By 11am this morning everything was melting. After Deb & I fed the horses, I drove her back up to her house and grabbed my camera to capture the snow again before it was all gone… The horses are all … Continue reading

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Blue is helping me get ready for Sirocco

Thought I’d take a minute and introduce “Blue.” She’s Emily’s horse and she’s a wonderful quarter horse mare. She is going to help me with my riding skills and in the process she’s going to get a heavy dose of … Continue reading

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