I’m thrilled to report that She’s Got Wings, one of my former fosters, has been adopted! Congrats to Susan on her adoption of Wings. Susan recently lost a special horse and in her healing, has grown particularly fond of Wings. I’m thrilled for them and I know that they will have many good adventures together.… Continue reading Wings Finds a Home
I had my first ride on Wings tonight. She was great. We did quite a bit of ground work first. She quickly figured out that moving away from the whip was much better than moving towards it. She also learned to stand still for mounting (and getting over the scary mounting block — aka kitchen… Continue reading First Ride on Wings
Okay…so he didn’t leave at midnight, but Magic did head southward to his permanent home in Georgia at around 8AM this morning. Over the last 5 months that he’s been here, he has relaxed considerably. He’s figured out that trail riding is pretty much the best job ever. I’m really proud of how far he’s… Continue reading Magic is on the Midnight Train to Georgia
I had a really excellent ride on Flirt today. Instead of having any preconceived hopes of what we would accomplish, I just focused on having a calm ride. It worked! She was great, despite the “dance of the riding lawn mowers” going on across the road. Apparently it was a good day to mow the… Continue reading Fabulous Flirt
Kim came over this morning and we played with Flirt and Wings. Kim rode Flirt, who was anxious as ever in the outdoor arena. After a good 20 minutes outside, we went back in the indoor because it started raining. Flirt calmed right down. Its quite obviously her comfy place. After about 20 minutes indoors,… Continue reading Playing With Ponies
A big welcome to new foster horse She’s Got Wings! We’re going to call her Smoke, in honor of being the 10th Tony Stewart horse in the program. She is currently under evaluation. More information to follow!