February, though a short month, seems to drag on and on. So does March! If you are anything like me you are counting down the days until spring so you can get back outside again. Here are some things you can do while you wait for better outdoor weather to arrive! Research new hiking spot … Continue reading 20 Winter Ideas For Outdoor Enthusiasts
As we have progressed through our boot camp series, we have touched on a lot. From the phone call to find a farm to setting a goal, and evaluating progress. Are You Confident Walking, Stopping and Turning? If you have been riding regularly, you are getting confidence in your balance and basic position. You should … Continue reading 13.Boot Camp Continues-Trotting!
It probably sounds weird to say that I want to celebrate the anniversary of the day I had my accident. It’s not so much that I want to celebrate the day of the accident. I want to openly celebrate how far I have come in a year and how much progress I have made. Why … Continue reading Concussion Party
Congratulations for making it this far in the new/returning rider’s boot camp! At this point, you have been going to your weekly lessons and keeping up with documenting your journey in your journal. You’ve outlined your goals for your first few months but do you know how to evaluate your progress? You can watch the … Continue reading 12. Evaluating Your Riding Progress
Today was our second day of fishing aboard The Sea Donkey. The weather forecast was perfect, hardly any wind and around 80 degrees. When we headed out we were headed to shallow water near mangroves to fish for Red Drum and Snook. The technique was to sight fish since the water was shallow and clear … Continue reading Fishing Aboard The Sea Donkey (Day 2)
Fishing New Waters On A New Boat When I was invited for a week on the gulf coast of Florida by friends, I jumped on it. It was an opportunity that I couldn’t pass up since in Maryland it is currently below freezing and calling for snow and ice. I was especially excited since my … Continue reading Fishing The Gulf Aboard “The Sea Donkey”
A Good Reason For A Off Topic Blog Post Not that I have to have a reason for posting anything in particular on my own blog, I don’t feel I do. That is one good thing about having your own blog right? You can fill it with whatever you want. No matter how random or … Continue reading In Loving Memory Of Zegna
Dear Horse Crazy Riding Student, You fell off! It finally happened. I’m sure that the thought of it may have crossed your mind once or twice. I hope you hadn’t spent too much time worrying about it. Everyone that rides eventually falls off! I remember when I was little the owner of the farm where … Continue reading A Letter To Riding Students After Their First Fall
We are excited that you are following our boot camp series. Now that you have found the right place to ride. You’ve also set your goals and are working towards them each week. Hopefully, you took our safety quiz and passed with flying colors. Now you’ve learned some new safety information you can take with … Continue reading 11. Help With Common Rider Frustrations!
For my horse loving followers “Equestrians walk a very thin line between bravery and insanity, some of us just use that line as a jump rope”. “I never fall off, I just dismount with style” “People who say riding is not a sport are just intimidated because, in our game, the ball has a mind … Continue reading Quotes To Ponder For The Week