Introduction We have covered a lot about trotting in these last few posts! One thing we have not yet gone into detail about is posting. Learning to post is a big part of learning how to trot. It comes easily to some, and a little harder for others. Once you get the hang of it … Continue reading 17. Trotting Continued- Posting
Continuing on with our boot camp, today I will continue with tips for your position at the trot. Specifically, our seat and leg. I figured I would break it down into multiple posts to avoid information overload. Also, this way, I hope that if you have a specific issue you can more easily find the … Continue reading 16. Trotting Continued- Seat & Leg
I’m assuming that you are following our boot camp series and that you are continuing in your lesson program. Hopefully, by now, you have got to trot at least a few times! Just as with anything else new, it is always scariest the first time. It should get easier and you should get more comfortable … Continue reading 15. Trotting Continued-Upper Body
For My Horse Crazy Followers “What truly horsey girls discover in the end is that boyfriends, husbands, children, and careers are the substitute for horses” Jane Smiley “Some horses will test you, some will teach you and some will bring out the best in you” “Every rider has that one special horse who changes everything … Continue reading Quotes To Ponder For The Week
It happens to the best of us. Maybe you came to the barn in a great mood, and your horse wasn’t feeling it. Maybe you are feeling stuck and frustrated in your lessons for the last few weeks. It could be just something as silly as it was very windy out and your horse was … Continue reading 14. Attitude Adjustments!
My Trusty Friend The Brock String This is a picture of me working with my Brock String. This is a silly little device, a string with some beads…It is supposedly going to help me with my vision and eye tracking. The way it works is you tie one end to something then space the beads … Continue reading My Life In Pictures!
I don’t know about you, but if you are an unfortunate member of the tramautic brain injurty (TBI)/post-concussion syndrom (PCS) tribe, you probably have come to realize some things that you cannot live without. I’m sure each person’s necessary items range a little bit. Basically, though they are all things that we need to be … Continue reading TBI/PCS Survival Items!
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 a new hiking … 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, to even 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 … 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