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Martha Stewart Blogs About Shoes for Her Friesian

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  • Martha Stewart Blogs About Shoes for Her Friesian

    Lots of photos at the link.

    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier

  • #2
    Where that darn eye roll icon when I need it
    Barn rat for life


    • #3
      All of the "good for yous!" in the comment section made me want to ... and her verbiage is so sticky sweet


      • #4
        "Meindert really loves wearing them." is what made my eyes roll. I'm picturing him sashay-ing down a runway -- Tyra Banks style -- in his hoof boots for some silly reason.


        • #5
          I am not a Fresian fan nor a MS fan but was happy to see a helmet in that last pic. They rest of it just sounded like someone trying to explain something horsey to somebody not horsey. That can make us all sound like idiots!
          McDowell Racing Stables

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          • #6
            It's a cute entry in a blog. I see nothing wrong with it. It is more basic, in knowledge, than other blogs, but it is accurate and interesting.

            This is something someone like my horse-illiterate mom would find interesting and pass on to her friends and they would all ooh and ahh and become more educated.

            Nothing wrong with that.


            • #7
              the comments were pretty stupid but I didn't see anything wrong with the blog entry itself.

              And I would love to ride around her property! Looked so pretty with all the changing leaves.


              • #8
                Looked fine to me - horse related, well put together photo series and education for the horse and non-horse people. I thought it was kinda cool and I'm not a MS at all.


                • #9
                  Anyone else notice the long toe & hoof angle in pict 17? Heel slightly under-run too? *I dunno*
                  "Police officers are public servants. Not James Bond with a license to kill."


                  • #10
                    Yep, a nice bit of fluff for the overwhelming non-horsey majority that reads her blog.


                    • #11
                      She has a lot more horse stuff:

                      "Police officers are public servants. Not James Bond with a license to kill."


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Ajierene View Post
                        It's a cute entry in a blog. I see nothing wrong with it. It is more basic, in knowledge, than other blogs, but it is accurate and interesting.

                        This is something someone like my horse-illiterate mom would find interesting and pass on to her friends and they would all ooh and ahh and become more educated.

                        Nothing wrong with that.
                        Agreed completely. It's not a horse blog, its a Martha Stewart blog, and this entry just so happens to be about her horses. I actually really liked her photo set with the captions - simple, but thorough explanations. It was cute. I read it with a smile on my face.

                        Then I read some of the comments from the Barefoot Mafia, and THATS when I started rolling my eyes.
                        Adversity is the stone on which I sharpen my blade.


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by ThisTooShallPass View Post
                          She has a lot more horse stuff:

                          Check out the riding lanes barn tour.
                          Groom to trainer: "Where's the glamour? You promised me glamour!"


                          • #14
                            I loved the barn tour!

                            Another observation: it's very subtle, but every blog entry I read had a link to some company or another. Product placement at its best! Wonder what folks had to pay to get mentioned? Or does MS exchange product placement for services rendered?