And so after all my introspection over the past weekend, I ended up having a lesson that was amazing. It just all kind of hit me over the last week how quickly time passes and I think I was a bit emotional about it. In the last week, I have added a tendon support supplement… Continue reading Saddles, Lessons & More
I am ready for the winter to be done. I don’t even care if it means mud. Just be done with the cold. Please. Right now, its been too cold this week for me to ride. When the temps don’t rise above 20, I simply don’t ride. Both my mares sweat a LOT. Jewel is… Continue reading Winter Blahs & Good Lessons
I’ve had my horse for nearly 12 years. Its one of the longest relationships of my life. I’m so excited about where we are compared to where we were just a year ago. But in looking further back, I’ve been here before…right on the edge of (in this case) being a *real* dressage horse (schooling… Continue reading What a Journey
So if you asked me a month ago what kind of riding I do, I would tell you with a bit of a smirk that I attempt dressage. I have schooled 3rd level on my mare, although that seems like many moons ago. Indeed it was over 3 years ago, as that is when she… Continue reading Jumping Jehosaphat!
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
This is JC during our recent clinic session with Linda Heiny.
Jewel and I during a recent lesson with Linda Heiny.