Plan For The Ride On day 7, Cool and Amelia trotted for the first time under saddle. It went really well. The plan was to do a quick lunge and then continuing to work with the trotting. We added some ground poles to step over as well. Little Spooky Start Oddly enough, for some reason … Continue reading Project Cool – Day 8
Is He Ready For Trot Under Saddle? I contemplated this for a while actually. I just had to pause and think about it for a moment. To make sure that I wasn’t just super excited at how good he has been. It wouldn’t do any good to do too much too soon. After thinking about … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 7- Trotted Under Saddle!
Why Was It A Big Day? After lunging him briefly at a nice easy walk and trot both ways. We decided it was time for Amelia to throw a leg over him and go for an easy walk around. Concerns We had concerns about how it would affect is rehabbing hip to add weight on … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 6 – It Was A Big Day Today
Our Tree- A Christmas Card Tree- Okay, It Was A Little Lazy Merry Christmas From Ziva Happy Holidays From Raylan Seasons Greetings From Wednesday Merry Christmas And Happy Everything From me, The Brain Bruised Equestrian and my partner in blogging crime, Christina. We hope you have a Merry Christmas and Happy Everything! We look forward … Continue reading Merry Christmas And Happy Everything!
Wintery Conditions Day 5 was yesterday. It was cold and windy yesterday. Even our older lesson horses were a little on edge with the cold wind blowing. We expected that Cool might be a little more high strung than usual today. Video 1- Started Off Lazy In the first video, you will see that Cool … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 5!
Paradise Farm Property Our hunting property in Virginia is full of wildlife and though we do not hunt with deerhounds, it is not only a popular past time it is also a historical one. The Numbers The Virginia Deer Management plan works to preserve the heritage of hunting with hounds. Whether it be for population … Continue reading The History And Facts on Hunting With Deerhounds In VA
Forearm canes Also known as elbow crutches, Canadian crutches, or Lofstran crutches (that is a brand name). Basically, if you aren’t familiar, they are canes (one on each side), that besides the normal handle to hold they also have a cuff that goes around your forearm. My Walker And I Have A Long History Since … Continue reading TBI Progress- Learning To Use Forearm Canes!
Remember, I Was Not Blessed With Artistic Ability! That being said, it doesn’t stop me from having fun and being creative in my bullet journal pages! I have pens, markers, and stickers galore. Using them, I have managed to create some cool calendar and future log pages! Check it out! January February March April May … Continue reading Calendars/ Future Logs In My Second Journal
Not Consecutive Days Due to the weather, we did not work with Cool 4 days in a row. Most likely we wouldn’t have anyway. Since he is rehabbing, I think it is important to give him recovery days to avoid him getting muscle sore. Not to mention, I’d prefer to keep his attitude about work … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 4
It’s Sunday!!! It means the weekend is over and you need some happy stuff to start the week. So here it is! This Loveliness As usual, I can’t take credit for this lovely display of positivity. It is delivered daily to my inbox. The Natural Life Brand, daily chirp it’s called! https://www.naturallife.com/ Continue reading Sunday Happy Stuff!