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Clouds and Silver Linings? Horses from Horse Shit

My grandma’s joke went like this:  A pessimist child was put in a room filled with toys; an optimist in one filled with an enormous pile of horse crap. 20 minutes later, the researchers checked on the pessimist child. He was seated in the middle of the room of...

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Strange Women: We are the Girls Your Mother Warned You About

Because Strange Women usually start out as strange little girls. And most of us grew up wishing that wasn’t so. Once you’re grown up and it’s safe, everybody wants to say they were the strange kid. But we can tell. Something about the eyes. Or your hair. If you still...

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Hip Picnicking:

I have yet to figure out how I feel about picnicking.  Or really any of those sorts of things where you have to pack food up and take it somewhere else and set it all out again in some sticky, buggy location, and then have to pack it back up again because it’s raining...

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Grandma Cannibal

My real surname, I certainly hope you've already realized, is not Cannibal. "Why would you choose such a trashy name?? My gawd, people are gonna think your mama didn't raise you right," my grandmother once said. This from a woman who only partly affectionately...

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Hello There. Sarah Cannibal Takes Over The Blog

Hello. I am Sarah Cannibal. The Sarah Cannibal. Or that Sarah Cannibal. I'm really only the alter-ego of this funky little outfit, but it doesn't make me any less able to kick your ass if I need to. And I'm finally ready to tell you about myself. I emerged--as do many...

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Driving Lessons

People love to romanticize travel.   They're all like: "Not all who wander are lost," and "People who don't travel are lame," and "I want to have memories, not things!" But mostly I hear about those people going on all-inclusive cruise to the Bahamas with 13 of their...

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Yes. Modern women can ride athletically in a corset.

Yes. Modern women can ride athletically in a corset. Supports upper body with a measure of protectiveness. Tattersal corset by The Bad Button Tweed Jacket by Sarah Cannibal--salvaged wool tweed lined with vintage silk scarves.      ...

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Kentucky Women

The Sidesaddle Riding Artist Gaela Erwin and the Author taking a walk in the park I have never had such a good time as I have had making friends with Kentucky chicks. Or the chicks I've met since becoming a Kentucky chick myself. Could be the horses. Could be the...

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Sarah Cannibal: We Eat What We Kill

Hunting Jacket by Sarah Cannibal for Hippik Corset by The Bad Button for Hippik Wool blazer by Ralph Lauren Salvaged silk and vintage buttons I have expensive tastes. Always have. I am, after all, a horse woman—one of those strange girls who emerges from the womb...

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A Few Good Belts

"Chair" repurposed leather belts on steel frame for Hippik $750 So I had all these great belts: Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Gucci. I had them in my eBay store but no one bought them. Then I saw a DIY on Pinterest:...

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WWMD? What Would Morticia Do?

"Chandelier" for Hippik; $125 Photo by Aesthetic Aperture I have sometimes described Hippik as "Anthropologie for Horsey Women," A lifestyle brand for home and horse; barn and body: Design and Fine Art, Furnishings, Found Objects, Clothing, Equipment and Products for...

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Hats for Gentlemen

Photo by Andrea Hutchinson, Aesthetic Aperture Photo by Andrea Hutchinson, Aesthetic Aperture I don't care if men are only wearing hats ironically; they look good in them. And anyway, I don't mind a little irony. It's good for the...

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Expectation Painting

"Expectation" by Sherry Rohl $8,500.00 Mares get tired in the last weeks of gestation. And then: New Life!

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Pop-Up Louisville! Hippik on Story Avenue

http://whatsyouravocado.com/sometimes-a-girls-gotta-buy-her-own-damn-horse/ No one will ever say that I don't live with passion. In fact, sometimes I have so much of the stuff, it becomes a problem in and of itself--I start tripping over stacks of it or having to...

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Live Your Passion Episode 19 Equestrian Chic Sarah Coble

http://whatsyouravocado.com/sometimes-a-girls-gotta-buy-her-own-damn-horse/ No one will ever say that I don't live with passion. In fact, sometimes I have so much of the stuff, it becomes a problem in and of itself--I start tripping over stacks of it or having to...

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Re-Designing the Main Website

For anyone over 40 who has never designed a website, the thought of re-designing one is onerous.But renovation it must be.More visual punch.More Curiosities.More Unusual...

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