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Escape to Florida

My wonderful horse loves warm weather and jumping so once again he hitched a ride with his trainer, Meghan Michaels, and went off to Wellington, Florida, to compete at the World Equestrian Festival. The horse show that draws 7,500 or … Continue reading

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It’s Spring! Time for a horse race and people watching

What to do for a gorgeous Spring weekend that is close but not too close to D.C.? Take a road trip to Charlottesville for the Foxfield Races. For those of you who are not the cognoscenti regarding this event, the … Continue reading

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From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: A Horse Show

Last week was the Washington International Horse Show – an event that has been around for years upon years and showcases the most beautiful horses and riders.  It is primarily a jump show with a few amusing interludes such as … Continue reading

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Nothing like Paris in the Spring

Spring in Paris can bring cold, rainy weather or 75 degrees. Thankfully, it was warm this year, and just in time for Hermes’ sponsored jumping show.  Each year, Hermes sponsors the show in Paris, which is located in the Grand … Continue reading

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Mid-Winter Break: How about a trip to Palm Beach?

Palm Beach in February – a perfect break from a dreary, wet D.C. I went down to Florida to see a friend and go to an amazing horse show at Wellington.  For some reason, I had never been to either.  … Continue reading

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Horses: The Art of Eventing

Continuing with the policy of ignoring anything political when we are all being bombarded by talking heads, candidates, commercials, and so-called experts, horses are the topic of the week. As many of you know, I own an ex-racehorse and he … Continue reading

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