A Watch Tough Enough for the Barn

smellshorsey Archive on April 9, 2008, 23:41

I'm rough on watches. I've given up on wearing pretty jewelry-type watches and usually wear what I call plastic watches. One for EST and one for Daylight Savings Time since I can't set either one of them.

But back when I was smarter and also was eventing, I needed a good, tough watch to keep me at the right pace on course. I'd always check my time at the half-way point, but would be so excited that I'd forget what my half-way-point time was supposed to be so I'd just keep going. (Lily has advised me that I should have written it down in ink on my skin. Good idea! Too bad she wasn't