As everyone here knows, I have not ridden in forever. HA. So why not schedule my first ride back as a lesson. Two reasons for this 1) IT MAKES ME RIDE and 2) boy do we need help!! Actually he was pretty darn good considering he has only trail rode the last few weeks. But … Continue reading Lessons in Humidity (Or Dressage)
The great saddle debacle is ongoing and I am ramping it up now that I realized I have my Zaldi to jump in now and nothing else. Sigh. Let's hope I don't fall off before I find a new saddle. So now I have been researching sale sites and consignment places. Most seem to to … Continue reading Saddle Sales: Consignment Vs Outright Sales: What Would You Choose?
It has taken over a week for me to write this post. The disappointment is still intense. We spent last Tuesday (August 1st) working our butts off to write an offer for this farm that wasn't on the market yet. Long story short: I saw the farm last March when it was on the market … Continue reading How We ACTUALLY Didn’t Buy the Farm…
As I mentioned before, Mark and I have not gone on a real vacation together since 2013 when we went to Portugal for his sister's wedding (Sidebar: If you haven't been to Portugal put it on your bucket list. I had never been out of the country except to England before (duh, British Hubby) but … Continue reading Vacation, Come Back, I Miss You Already!
I am back from vacation. OMG I thought i was tired before. MORE TIRED ALL THE TIME NOW but anyway, will post more later about vacation and the farm (yeah that didn't happen). Other issues, I gots them though. I paid for digital photos for Fair Hill (EARLY JULY!!) and prints as well (Got the … Continue reading Customer Service Issues (OR come on people, you were paid, give me the CORRECT photos)
I still haven't gotten into the swing of things since returning from Orlando and working my ass off for a solid week (And my foot is still bothering me from all the pounding concrete I did there). Remus has been ridden (just NOT by me) by Jess last week at Fair Hill a few times … Continue reading Summer Is Slipping Away….
Austen's blog today (if you aren't following her you should be!) made me stop and think. After I wrote a long ass reply on her blog I was still thinking. And I was curious. Why do we do show? Especially if someone ends up not liking your horse (Happened to me many many times)! I started … Continue reading Showing and Competing: Why I Do It (Not for the Glory For Sure)!