Monthly Archives: September 2012

I Let It All Go

I tried to not think so much today during my ride and just feel.  I had a lesson where we worked on contact. Barbara said that in the beginning we mechanically move our arms to follow the horse but it’s … Continue reading

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I Was Talked Off the Ledge

I was very upset about Championships (so upset I was thinking I would just skip showing ever again).  Not about coming in 4th.  It was that darn 54%.  There’s no way my ride was a 54%.  PJ and I have … Continue reading

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Championships!!!!

I have mixed feelings about how we did at the Championship show yesterday.  Here’s how the day went… I got to the barn at 7:30 to give him a bath and braid.  The first thing I noticed was that PJ … Continue reading

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A Different Attitude

Today I took no shit from PJ.  When he didn’t go, I got after him.  If he didn’t move off my inside leg, I made him.  If I felt the contact lacking, I increased it.  Now, I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

Yesterday I had a busy day and it did not involve the barn because I was too busy.  Now, I don’t carry my cell phone everywhere and I don’t check it on as much of a regular basis as I … Continue reading

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Is It Time?

My car is on its last wheel, so to speak.  And the thought came to me that instead of replacing it, maybe I should look into getting a truck and trailer.  I hate relying on others if I want to … Continue reading

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Trail Ride Time!

Okay, I admit it. I had a bit of a hangover this morning (dinner with parents – needed wine).  I got to the barn and the thought of having to actual ride was not appealing.  Luckily, McKenna was more than … Continue reading

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