Monthly Archives: April 2011

Good enough?

My ride today was an 80%.  It started out normally, but the most I could get out of him was 80%.  80% on the bit, 80% pushing, 80% even, 80% paying attention.  After 50 minutes I had to make a … Continue reading

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Sad News

RIP Flora The little filly didn’t make it.  I don’t know the details but as of Wednesday, her back legs were still not right and signs were not good.  She wasn’t eating as much as she should have been.  Life … Continue reading

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Everything’s Better

Everything’s better on a glorious day.  The weather couldn’t be better.  PJ hadn’t rolled in the mud yet by the time I got to the barn.  Ahhhh spring. I had a good lesson.  PJ’s not very good in the heat, … Continue reading

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A Long Day

I don’t know how people with full time jobs fit in riding time.  I have been totally swamped with work (yes, I found a new job – woo hoo).  Today I had a schedule of meetings that forced me to … Continue reading

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A Book Review

Riding in the Moment By Michael Schaffer For those of you who have been reading my blog for a while, you may remember some ground exercises Maryann and I did on a day when it was too frozen to ride.  Well, … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day

And a pretty good ride too.  The birds were chirping, the sun was shining, it was warm, what more could you ask for on a spring day?  As soon as I got to the barn I could tell something was … Continue reading

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Good News

I have an update on baby #3.  I called this post Good News but it is really a mix that is mostly good.  The filly is strong and doing well.  That’s the good news.  The less than good news is … Continue reading

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