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Claire Madden - My Journey So Far

16-Sep-2015


My journey started nearly 20 years ago when my first pony was sourced for me by my godmother from another local family. I was a typical 8 year old who had begged my family to get me a pony, eventually Calico came into my life. He was a 20 something year old palamino who had been there and done it all before but was by no means a push button pony. Calio taught me all the important parts of horse ownership and riding - he taught me care and attention, he taught me how to fall off and more importantly how to stay on. He was by no means a perfect pony but he was perfect for me and in my eyes that was all that mattered. 

Two years later when Calico retired with arthritis I was introduced to the new love of my life, another palamino (how does one girl get so lucky), named Aratiki Shandel. Shandy was also in his 20's and we would....


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