Yearly Archives: 2016


The New

If you’re looking for a happy ending and can’t seem to find one, maybe it’s time to start looking for a new beginning instead. - Unknown Let’s go invent tomorrow rather than worrying about what happened yesterday. - Steve Jobs As I say most years, “Today is the first day of the 2017 show season.” [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:14-06:00November 9th, 2016|Life|1 Comment


un·com·fort·a·ble - causing or feeling unease or awkwardness. The awkwardness of life can make what is right uncomfortable. You know that moment when someone you love does something stupid. Your child farts. Loud. At church. Or you realize that something you believe in and work hard for is really not what you thought it should [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:14-06:00November 7th, 2016|Life|4 Comments


“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” ― John Lennon I love the song “The River” by Garth Brooks.  Truth be told I have been known to sing it with some liquid encouragement.   The first line “you know a dream is like a river, ever changing [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:14-06:00August 25th, 2016|Horses|0 Comments

Broken Windows

  It has been a couple weeks and I have discussed and thought a lot about the last post titled Transparency. Here are the topics that came up from readers: Financial and historical vet issues related to horse sales. Selling an appropriate horse for the rider who is purchasing. Board of ethics for the horse [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:14-06:00February 10th, 2016|Horses|2 Comments


    Transparency, as used in science, engineering, business, the humanities and in other social contexts, implies openness, communication, and accountability. Transparency is operating in such a way that it is easy for others to see what actions are performed. It has been defined simply as "the perceived quality of intentionally shared information from a [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:02:16-06:00January 27th, 2016|Horses|2 Comments