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Bareback Prescription

posted on November 23, 2018 by Robin

Winter has come on hard and fast, which is a bit of a bummer. I was hoping for a long, mild fall.…

Nagging Legs

posted on October 14, 2018 by Robin

After Piper left us, we lapsed into a horse lull. Part of it was just the sheer relief of finding…

Sunburn Season: aka Paint Horse Problems

posted on September 2, 2018 by Robin

The first time Steen got a really terrible sunburn was in 2012. It was a surprise to me at that…

Piper Goes Home

posted on August 16, 2018 by Robin

It goes without saying that we get attached to our horses. In the past, when we’ve taken in…

Our Bit vs Bitless Philosophy

posted on June 15, 2018 by Robin

Somewhat regularly, people comment on our hackamores in the context of the bit vs bitless debate.…

Why I’m breaking up with Instagram

posted on June 1, 2018 by Robin

Instagram intrigued me from the very start. Long before I had a smartphone (or any desire for…

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When it’s too hot to ride your horse

posted on May 27, 2018 by Robin

Summer is here! Here in Iowa, it felt pretty late in coming. Worse, the honeymoon is already…

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New from the Tipped Z

Cover Redo

Tipped Z - New Covers

In preparation for the upcoming release of Vaquera's Haven, I'm excited to announce that all three of my existing Tipped Z books got new covers! Featuring amazing images by Ashley Rose Williams (Phillips) of Rocking Lazy A Photography, I couldn't be happier with how they turned out.

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