Monthly Archives: May 2012

Had a Step Forward Day

Two steps forward, one step back is commonly referred to as the path forward.  Today I figured a bunch of stuff out. As anyone who has been reading my posts knows I’ve been having a horrible time with canter departs. … Continue reading

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Horse Trivia

Sometimes our horses delight us, sometimes amuse us, and sometimes they exasperate us, but they always amaze us.  Did you know… The horse has the largest eyes of any land animal.   Horses are not color blind but they do have … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday PJ

Sorry I can’t be there to feed you lots of carrots but I’ll make it up to you tomorrow.  Love, mom.

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Musical Saddles

So, Betsy tried my saddle.  I tried Jane’s saddle and Jane tried Betsy’s saddle.  Betsy loves my saddle.  I love Jane’s saddle.  Jane wasn’t crazy about Betsy’s and is going to try a whole different saddle she has sitting at … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror…

We had a party at the barn today to watch the video from the horse show at the USET that we all went to.  A friend had video taped all of our rides, so we settled in with pizza, brownie, … Continue reading

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Small Victory

It was a beautiful day.  Too nice to ride inside but a perfect excuse to do some hill work, so we headed to the front field.  Of course, the first thing PJ did was spook at some plastic wrapped around … Continue reading

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I Feel Better

I had a lesson today and talked to Barbara about my frustrations from my last lesson.  I told her that she was telling me to drive, drive, drive after the lesson before she told me to balance, balance, balance.  He … Continue reading

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