Winter Is Long And Boring Winter is most definitely long and boring. For everyone! If you are recovering from TBI and living with post-concussive syndrome symptoms it can feel even worse! Here are some ideas to help keep you occupied and pass the time! Make a list of all the things that you can do … Continue reading Some Ways For TBI Patients To Help Pass The Winter Months!
Especially Boring For Those Of Us Without Indoors! I don’t know about you, but I spend most of the winter trying to stay warm. Also, trying to thing to do to enjoy the horses over the winter. Here Are Some Ideas! Plan the next 5 rides with your horse. Make a back-up plan for if … Continue reading Winter Is A Boring Time For Us Equestrians!
What’s Been Going On With Little Miss Ruby! We had a stint of bad weather and our training schedule got a little inconsistent for about a month or so. Luckily, Mother Nature has blessed us so far to start out 2020! We are back on track again and have made some great progress. Ruby Yesterday! … Continue reading Ruby Update January,13
Another Milestone Day First off, this is the first time Amelia got on Cool without lunging him first. It didn’t seem to affect the way he went at all. Cool cantered under saddle for the first time since he got hurt also! He did a great job. You would never have guessed he hadn’t done … Continue reading Project Cool- January 10, 2020
I Think You Will Be Presently Surprised Dec 27, 2019 Lookin’ Good Right?!?! We continue to be impressed with how well Cool is coming along! He is getting better and better by the ride and still doesn’t show any type of soreness at all related to the injury he is rehabbing from. January 6, 2020 … Continue reading Project Cool- Photo Update!
A Dog’s Story One day a young family put their old dog in the car. They didn’t drive him very far. The place they took him was scary and cold. He stood loyally at their side while they signed him away. He didn’t know what was happening until they turned and walked away. They were … Continue reading A Dog’s Story
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
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!