It was a gorgeous day on Wednesday (needless to say it was NOT on Tuesday hence Fair Hill Cross Country Schooling was cancelled, sob). Sally texted me on Tuesday to see if I wanted to ride at Straight Up on Wed instead and I said sure (And Tanya was nice to share her lesson with … Continue reading Stadium Jumping Lesson with Sally (aka Watch Out for Deer!)
First thing's first, let's help some peeps out! We lived in Texas from 2004-2009 and I am horrified by the images on the news from Hurricane Harvey. One of my favorite websites in the world (Go Fug Yourself is a treasure of a site and I followed the creators from when they did TWOP … Continue reading Rain Rain Go Away Please….For Texas!
There is one main theme throughout my blog posts so far. And that is the lack of energy in Remus. He has always been an easy keeper until last winter when he lost some weight but he gained most of that back this Spring and this Summer we have kept his muzzle on but he … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Energy Please!
Remus was a star again. We got up bright and early (TOO early in Remus books again) to go to Straight Up's Combined Training Event (it was the last of the series for the summer boo hoo they are so much fun but I heard about a few others elsewhere in the Fall. As they … Continue reading Another Straight Up Great Day!
Off to a lesson we went on Wednesday. It was hotter than I thought it was going to be. Even getting him ready at the barn I was hot. There was no humidity and it was just mid-80's but for some reason it felt a lot hotter. (Not just me, others said the same!) and … Continue reading But It’s All Right: I’m Jumping Jack Flash (Jump Lesson Recap With Sally)
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)