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The Making of Dark Horse

The Making of Dark Horse

A: I wrote Dark Horse in 2019. A: I was living with my brother in his condo in Langley, B.C., and I was bored. Often, boredom leads to creativity, and I wrote a chapter not knowing where the plot would go. A: I was working on a huge filing project, sending documents...

Control

Control

Synonyms for control include authority, discipline, domination, force, and management.               How much control do you need to ride a horse? The easy answer is none.  What you really need is to be in control of your thoughts and have basic riding skills! Can you...

Why do I ride?

Why do I ride?

I ride because I must. This compulsion overshadows common sense. It is as essential as the air that I breathe and the food that I eat. I’ve lived in poverty, driving old cars, and wearing second-hand clothes to have the privilege to swing my leg over my horse’s back....

A Great Horse is Rarely an Easy Horse

A Great Horse is Rarely an Easy Horse

I’m not going to sugar-coat this; Moe is a difficult horse. He was bought for my business partner in 2005 as a green broke, rising three-year-old. I figured six months of training on the riding school and he would be good to go. Famous last words.Moe absolutely did...