Early Days

The 2016 Recap

Well the second half of 2016 passed by without any blogging. Such is life sometimes, but here’s the summary:

My husband was severely injured on the job, and I became a medical secretary/chauffeur/caretaker. He is still recovering, albeit slowly.

I have a new job – and it’s the best job ever! I am working at the barn for my trainer.  =)   What started as an exchange of lessons for help turned into a real opportunity as her business expanded.

Keeping it colorful on a client horse, and cheesin’ with the boss at a show!

I also help retrain and rehome ex-racehorses for the Thoroughbred Rehab Center. West Coast friends: I’m your new hookup for some really talented horses!

First ride on this mare – she was the first to get adopted from our group!

Hannah is doing wonderfully. She continues to be sweet and patient but also game and joyful. We both had a blast in our second horse trial together last fall. We have become a really good team.

9 comments on “The 2016 Recap

  1. Sorry to hear about your husband, but everything else seems like it's going great, so yay!

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  2. It's good to hear from you! Sending healing vibes to your husband, and congrats on the new job!!

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  3. Good to hear from you, but terrible news about your husband! Sending him lots of healing vibes <3

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  4. Oh my gosh, so sorry to hear about your husband. I've had two friends whose spouses had to become medical caretakers for them in 2016, and I've seen firsthand how hard it can be. I hope he makes a full recovery, and I'm glad to see you blogging again!

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  5. Sending jingles for your husband during his recovery!! So glad to hear that things else wise are going so well for you – congrats on the new job!!

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  6. I'm sorry to hear about your husband. The new job sounds amazing tho!!! Congrats!

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  7. So sorry about your husband – I hope his recovery goes smoothly.

    Congratulations that everything else seems to be going well!

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  8. Glad you are back and being so successful! I have seen your OTTB cuties on FB and been totally jealous. :)

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  9. So sorry about what happened to your husband, I hope he gets better soon and makes a full recovery! Congrats on the new job!

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