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About yayariders

Equine obsessed woman who loves to ride horses, talk about horses, photograph horses/riders, shop for horse stuff, look at horse adds, admire fences, barns, trucks and trailers, and do all things horsey with my kids and friends.

Time Flies

Somehow, 2016 is here.  Happy New Year!  The winter has been mild and wet – so far.  But today is COLD for this FLA girl.  Luckily, we managed a party lesson yesterday.  The forecast was to warm up to “almost … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

Save time, blame Facebook.  Now that so many of us keep up with each other via Facebook, I have been distracted from my blogging. Facebook is shinny. However, perhaps I can get back to basics – does blogging count as a basic? … Continue reading

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OH NOOOOOOO – Tropical Storm Bill

It’s time for the State Horse Show in Shawnee and TS Bill is bringing lots of rain and flooding to OK.  Again.  But a week ago, the mud was hard as a rock and Ivy tested her jumping out of … Continue reading

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And some more. Rain.

Though we haven’t had measurable rain in more than 24 hours, the rain until then during the past week has been excessive.  Oklahoma has had a record breaking amount of rain for May and flooding has been widespread.  The ground … Continue reading

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A Little More Rain

Plus a lot more in OK and TX and elsewhere this weekend – major flooding Saturday night and Sunday.  Our road was blocked both north and south of our place and the north location had enough damage to require repairs. … Continue reading

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May 23, 1986

       Jaime’s birthday. Love you my Buttercup.

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Spring and a Little Rain

Tide Pools in the driveway and mud everywhere else.  Oklahoma Wild Weather the last few weeks has included the usual springtime rain, hail, wind, and tornadoes as well as tigers escaped from a wildlife park when a tornado went through.  … Continue reading

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Big NEWS!

Sister had her baby this week – Monday morning at 3:30am to be exact.  But first, she acted like she was in labor Friday night (no go), Saturday night (not yet), and Sunday night.  The girls and I held vigil … Continue reading

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First Show of the Season!!! Done.

Splash would rather have stayed home to eat grass or whatever.  The Will Rogers Classic is finally in the books after the weather delay.  Alaina and Sunny did showmanship, English (except hunter hack), and western (substituting Ranch Pleasure for Western … Continue reading

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Horse Induced Injury

                     But…. I didn’t fall off. Since my last post, we had to re-schedule the Will Rogers Classic until March 7/8 – This weekend.  What have we been doing?  Not enough horsing around, that’s for sure.  We did manage a … Continue reading

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