OH boy, this is a long blog post (I apologize in advance for lack of media and also the amount of words)! First cross country schooling of the Spring. Hot as balls, yep. It was 89 on Sunday actually by the end of the day. When we went it was a bit cooler and there … Continue reading Windurra with Sally: Ditches (check), banks (check) water element (check), and logs (pick up your feet, Remus!)
I type this as I get ready to load up to go to Windurra today (Sunday) to ride with Sally. And my arms hurt. My back hurts. My fingers even hurt! Fellow barn mates decided they were going to go ride at Fair Hill on Saturday. And they invited me along (they have invited me … Continue reading First Fair Hill Hack of the Year (i.e., Remus Needs His Brakes Adjusted!)
I haven't had a lot of time for Remus stuff lately besides shedding him out (long hair, why will you not leave and go far far away??) and just trying to get him in better shape (he is looking better but still not fat, but I think he is gaining a bit of weight). He … Continue reading This line’s mostly filler: Dogs, cat, and a dash of Remus
This past weekend's combined training event was brought to you by the word MUD. As in all over my horse, all over my boots, in my mouth, on my outfit, you name it. MUD. There was loads of it! It rained all day on Friday. Creeks were overflowing, water was standing everywhere and I was … Continue reading Show recap: You got to get a little mud on the tires!
Dressage Lessons: EXHAUSTING
The theme of the weekend was MORE MORE MORE! I have to admit, Rebel Yell was in my head in both lessons the whole darn time. (Hey we all need more music in our lives!) We had two lessons this weekend. One jump lesson (this blog post) with Sally Cousins and one dressage lesson in my … Continue reading More, more, more! Impulsion needed when jumping and we need more forward…I see a theme here
Saddles. God love them, they do a lot for us. They give us security. They give us strength. They make us feel like we can leap tall jumps in a single bound or do an extended trot across the diagonal of the arena or even sit a buck that could unseat you in a different … Continue reading Saddle shopping on a budget or can somebody help a sister out?