Category Archives: Foxhunting

A Barn Full of Awesomeness

When I was cantering through the woods today on a new horse in training, I realized I haven’t posted any horse updates recently and there has been a lot of moving and shaking over here at Hobson’s & Checkmate. I … Continue reading

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Back in the groove

So I figured out a way to splint just the tip of my finger so that it is protected but I don’t have to tape multiple fingers together. Thus, I can sort of hold the reins like normal. Friday was … Continue reading

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What a weekend!

This past weekend was a crazy busy one but totally fun. I stayed in Friday night to work on my taxes, which took much longer than I had expected. I spent most of Saturday running around Lucketts and Leesburg with … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

By Saturday afternoon I was committed to my Sunday trip to Aiken. When I say committed, I mean I was 95% sure I was heading out in the morning. I went to a friend’s for a Mardi Gras party, which … Continue reading

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Good day hunting

Actually made it out hunting with Jack on Sunday. It was a great day! The hounds hit a scent right from the trailers and off we ran. An hour and two foxes later we gathered up all smiles and chit … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Hunter Pace

Well this year I skipped hunting on Thanksgiving, which has sort of become a personal tradition of mine, to head down to VA for a big family gathering. Lots of family and new family (various in laws) made for a … Continue reading

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2012 in Review

Well, I just uploaded the December Equiery to the printer so in some odd way, even though it is only mid-November, I’m ready for 2013. We all like to at the end of the year look back at the past … Continue reading

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Jack’s blog

This is Jack here. I’ve taken over the blog this evening to tell everyone that my mom finally got her act together and took me hunting. I knew something was up when she got back yesterday afternoon and was busy … Continue reading

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Foxhunting!

Yep! It is finally foxhunting time! Took a sales horse of Stephen’s roading last Friday to see if she might make it as a hunt horse. She really wants to be a dressage horse but we just wanted to see … Continue reading

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Olympic Eventing Over

Well, this Olympics was pretty disappointing in terms of the U.S. team but hey, at least they made a good run of it! I actually am a bit more disappointed that Mark Todd and Mary King weren’t able to snag … Continue reading

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