I am having a hell week at work and am still tired from the weekend. I drive to VA NEXT week (How is it already almost November?). I have a presentation to do up in MD and have to work in DE the week of the 14th and I just want to take a nap … Continue reading Happy Halloween From The Fat Buckskin
Dressage Before we get to dressage and us entering the ring I have to tell you about Remus. Cross Country started while we were waiting for dressage. Remember this was a small place and cross country was right over behind the woods (behind the house) where we were standing by the ring. When they yelled … Continue reading Oak Grove Hunt Club Combined Test: Part II (Dressage & Cross Country)
So a LOT happened this weekend. SO MUCH that I am going to have to break these up I am afraid. Let's start with the nonstop rain we had on Friday still...it finally tapered off by Friday afternoon but due to the mud I decided to lock Remus up for the night (and let Tate go … Continue reading Oak Grove Hunt Club Combined Test: Part I (Remus Blinded Them With Dapples)
I don't do a whole lot of blog hops but then The Roaming Rider started this blog hop without even meaning to start a blog hop then a few others jumped on the wagon, once May as Well Event posted hers I was like, whelp, I gotta do one too. Plus content was lean last week!! … Continue reading Blog Hop: Top Five Bloggers That Keep Me Coming Back For More
I am so done with this. We had a beautiful start of the week. I went out and bought a mounting block and BAAMMM nonstop rain that was supposed to be done last night....is still pouring outside. I would not be surprised if our show is cancelled tomorrow. It is that bad. Mark was like … Continue reading Here Comes the Rain Again: Can I Have Some Cheese With My Whine??
Yes, Remus has been lunged now three times this week. (I only lunged last night on Tuesday evening due to the darkness coming in fast). I do have to trim the grass lower in the field up front though. Chief Can't Trot With His Feet in High Grass (how is that for a show name?) … Continue reading Repetition Is Not A Bad Thing? At Least We Are Consistent
BRGHHH it got cold. I turned the heat on this am, I just can't work at home without it being a bit warmer than 60 degrees in the house especially when I have to go outside in the am to clean and feed in the barn. BRGHHH But Fall has exploded around here. It is … Continue reading Fall Is Here For Sure: Winter Coats, New Friends, Dapples, and More!
Ahh Britney....the minute I went to get on my horse again I had this song pop into my head and KNEW it would be the title of this post today! HA! But yes dear readers. I actually rode again. And even better. ON MY OWN. All by myself! Sing with me! Now before we get … Continue reading Oops, I Think I Did It Again
So one ride in I am still one ride in. Why? Well because monsoon weather came back to TN. We had exactly 2 days of nice fall-like weather before the temps plunged and the rain came from the sky. And it hasn't slacked up since. Our pond is full. As in water over the banks … Continue reading Rain (& Cold)Delay: How Tennessee Does Fall….
Mark and I celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary today (October 12)!! Happy Anniversary to us!! I can't believe in some ways it seems like a zillion more years than that and in other ways it feels like last year!! But as nice as that is there is way more exciting news. As Amanda told me … Continue reading Happy Anniversary to Mark & Me! AND I Rode!