Monthly Archives: October 2011

Getting There Is Half the Fun – Not!

On Sunday after the storm I tried to get to the barn but I was thwarted by fallen trees and downed power lines.  Today I was determined.  I turned down a street a lot of other people were turning down … Continue reading

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I’m Hibernating Today

You’ve probably heard that a NorEaster is coming to the North East, which is where I am. As I sit here and type, it is pouring, and not that refreshing summer rain burst.  This is a freezing cold, large drop … Continue reading

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What Constitutes Dedicated?

At my lesson on Tuesday we worked on leg yield.  At my lesson today, we worked on leg yield.  Was today better than Tuesday? Not really.  Why?  Most likely because I didn’t practice on Wednesday. It was a picture perfect … Continue reading

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Show Debrief

My instructor, Barbara, was away at a Pony Club rating this weekend while I had my show, so today was the first day to discuss how it went.  I gave her a play-by-play.  I told her that during the first … Continue reading

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Horse Show Recap

The weather was perfect for a horse show.  Not too hot.  Not too cold.  Not too windy.  I had everything planned (and it all worked out).  I got to the barn.  Cleaned him up and braided him.  I figured out … Continue reading

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What Friends Are For

I found a ride to the show this weekend.  There’s a woman who leases a schoolmaster at my barn, but she also has her own horse at home.  She’s taking her own horse to the show and has room in … Continue reading

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Ride Share Anyone?

I’m supposed to go to a show on Saturday at the local show grounds (see Onthebit’s blog for more on this show grounds).  But…my ride backed out.  Or more precisely, PJ’s ride backed out.  She has to work.  I asked … Continue reading

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