The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Vesper Sparrow

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.23 seconds.

  1. Replies
    43
    Views
    1,084

    I love my RAV4 (V6 Limited). It has almost...

    I love my RAV4 (V6 Limited). It has almost 400,000 km on it now and is still going strong. And it is in way better shape than my friend's Subaru of comparable vintage.
  2. Irideon Cadence full seats in darker colours....

    Irideon Cadence full seats in darker colours. Even the white ones are pretty good.
  3. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,462

    Although not exactly New England, one of the...

    Although not exactly New England, one of the loveliest towns I've been to is Cherry Valley, New York, near Cooperstown. It's small, with a couple of restaurants, and surrounded by rolling hills and...
  4. Replies
    650
    Views
    46,678

    I laughed when Irish Rhythm gave a little paw at...

    I laughed when Irish Rhythm gave a little paw at the first halt. Raring to get through the dressage phase and get on to cross country.
  5. Drugstore brand personal lubricant for sheath...

    Drugstore brand personal lubricant for sheath cleaning. And as I typed this I realized that there are a few men (not to mention children) that might be going through my tack locker and/or grooming...
  6. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,241

    Always wanted to name a mare Fanciulla (from the...

    Always wanted to name a mare Fanciulla (from the opera Fanciulla del West), which means young girl in Italian. Minnie, the main character and whom the title of the opera refers to (could also be the...
  7. Replies
    292
    Views
    6,277

    Saw a couple of Barn Swallows in Montreal this...

    Saw a couple of Barn Swallows in Montreal this morning. The Tree Swallows have been back since Sunday.

    Although migration has of course been late this year, it seems like it is speeded...
  8. https://www.equitector-usa.com/ridingboots.cfm ...

    https://www.equitector-usa.com/ridingboots.cfm

    One of my calves is 17.5" and the other maybe 18.25". I just ordered my third pair to use as my show pair. My last pair is 5 years old and still...
  9. Replies
    22
    Views
    647

    Bensmom, probably because I was a Lit major back...

    Bensmom, probably because I was a Lit major back in the dark ages. The writing is stunning, particularly in Bring Up the Bodies. I'll try to find my copy and give you a sample.
  10. Replies
    22
    Views
    647

    I loved the books. I find Damien Lewis as...

    I loved the books.

    I find Damien Lewis as Henry quite odd. We'll see.
  11. For my gelding, it's been letting him go barefoot...

    For my gelding, it's been letting him go barefoot (took a long time for his feet to toughen up) and isoxsuprine. I know the latter is not supposed to work but it does on mine and he is noticeably...
  12. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,295

    When I have both horses to get ready (either for...

    When I have both horses to get ready (either for me or someone else to ride) and I don't have much time, I'll put the two on adjoining cross ties, use curry comb on one, then the other, etc., etc. I...
  13. Replies
    54
    Views
    2,187

    I always do some kind of eggs, usually mixed with...

    I always do some kind of eggs, usually mixed with a carb but sometimes alone.

    Usually two fried eggs in a small, easy to clean non-stick skillet sprayed with olive oil. On top of a whole-wheat...
  14. The Life Aquatic

    The Life Aquatic
  15. I was aware that some of our prisons are old and...

    I was aware that some of our prisons are old and provide inhumane conditions for prisoners, not to mention guards, and need to be rebuilt. However, Harper has introduced a number of measures (life...
  16. Re the niqab and citizenship ceremony situation,...

    Re the niqab and citizenship ceremony situation, apparently the woman's identify was established before the ceremony began without a niqab. Apparently, the niqab and burkha are only worn by a couple...
  17. I had an epiphany today when I heard about...

    I had an epiphany today when I heard about Harper's speech in which he said that rural dwellers had a right to own guns to defend themselves (I believe most of them already do); soon to follow, based...
  18. Those two Jack Russells that barked every time...

    Those two Jack Russells that barked every time people clapped. Snort. The camera finally got a shot of them.
  19. Replies
    138
    Views
    3,048

    Fresh ginger Cheap air fresheners (it seems so...

    Fresh ginger

    Cheap air fresheners (it seems so many people hate the smell, why don't they make one that smells nice?)

    The other day, there was someone in the supermarket who had just washed her...
  20. As other people have said, take him out with...

    As other people have said, take him out with another horse (a steady eddy) or better yet have your trainer or someone else who is very confident riding out take him, either mounted or ponied off...
  21. My first horse came equipped with a Rolex cooler,...

    My first horse came equipped with a Rolex cooler, I'm sure it wasn't hers, but I was too novice at the time to realize what it was. Don't know what happened to it, it probably fell apart and I threw...
  22. For really cold days I like the SSG riding...

    For really cold days I like the SSG riding mittens (leather, with warm lining) but my hands don't tend to get very cold. Down to around 0F in the indoor, I'm fine with thin fleece gloves. I have the...
  23. I'm 60 and a timid rider. For me, resoundingly,...

    I'm 60 and a timid rider. For me, resoundingly, the right TB, particularly if you can find one with good feet. I love the TB brain. I've had three and the current two are pretty average doers (the...
  24. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,533

    Good atmosphere in the barn (the one bad egg left...

    Good atmosphere in the barn (the one bad egg left and a couple of really good ones came in). It makes the -15oC days in the indoor bearable. Seriously.

    I've noticed that it's much less cold in the...
  25. My 9 year old grey TB gelding: Machiavelli's The...

    My 9 year old grey TB gelding: Machiavelli's The Prince. Since he reached the age of majority, he has always been intent on conquering the (his) world. A bit of a pipsqueak physically (he's just 16...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4