As I told in my previous blog post, as Quinny started aging, my mind started processing the purchase of a younger horse. I don’t think I would survive Quinny’s passing without another horse to comfort me. Mid-November (2019) I was going anyway to Morgado Lusitano as my trainer Malin Holmlund was taking a group … Continue reading Oops! I think I bought a 3-year-old stallion
Are the Morgado Lusitano stallions marionettes?
Photos: Afonso Bordallo Rodrigues; Stallion: Quefito I gather an over-whelming amount of learnings every time I visit Morgado Lusitano. The way I am, I go home, and I just have to share what I've experienced, so whether my horsey friends want it or not, they get to listen to my account on my visit. When … Continue reading Are the Morgado Lusitano stallions marionettes?
Discovering Morgado Lusitano
Photo: Afonso Bordallo Rodrigues; Stallion: Quefito If I remember correctly, it was in 2010 that a stable mate was thinking out loud, that a Portuguese trainer, Rodrigo Matos, was coming to Finland and she’d love to go with the horse she was riding at our stable but she has neither a horse transport vehicle of … Continue reading Discovering Morgado Lusitano
FlowerHatLadyRider – Fear freezes the brain
The transition from Luna to Quinny was like a huge leap over a chasm . . . and I didn’t make it across. Luna jumped with me the hobby level eventing courses of Kerava, Ypäjä, Niinisalo and Harju. We even participated in a competition at Harju and placed. I’ll never forget the expression on the … Continue reading FlowerHatLadyRider – Fear freezes the brain