Somehow I stumbled onto your site, and I enjoyed it very much. I can't help but think that you must be a fellow horse enthusiast, as well as a fellow LotR fan. I like that--two of my favorite things of all time, rolled into one.
I'm sorry to hear about your health problems--I certainly understand.
I live in Texas, and I finally fulfilled a dream of competing in a horse trial (I used to be a jump judge for seven years, living vicariously through others. You know what? As fun as it looked sitting there, it's even MORE fun from the back of a horse. I think both my horse and I giggled the whole time).
Thanks for the site--if you want to drop by TX sometime, you're more than welcome. kairoshorses at hotmail dot com.