The Horse Involved The horse I was riding on the trails on that particular day was Kemerton. At the time he was young and goofy. Now he is just old and goofy some things never change! Bad Idea To Start With My friend and I were going on a trail ride on some county property … Continue reading Worst Day With Horses- Kemerton And The Trail Ride From H**L
( Sorry, realized I posted Tammy #4 before Tammy # 3, oops!) Pony Shopping Again! We got to the point where before I even begin looking at ads or online I text Brendon. He is close to the New Holland horse sale and goes most Mondays. He brings ponies home in hopes that they will … Continue reading Tammy #3 AKA Ariel
Yes, We Were Pony Shopping Again I decided to take the easy route first and text Brendon before looking anywhere else. If you have a personal pony shopper you might as well take advantage of it right?! He Had Just Brought Home Another Mare Pony ( A Tammy) It was another mare pony, so it … Continue reading The Story Of My Life Ist The Story Of The Horses In It Tammy #4(AKA Got To Keep The Name, Tammy)
Back On The Pony Hunt Again It seemed that we were back on the hunt for another pony ride pony. I called my friend, who I had bought Tammy #1 from and asked him if he had anything or knew of anything for sale that might be suitable. He said that he was going to … Continue reading Story Of My Life Is The Story Of The Horses In It- Tammy #2 AKA Brownie
Quick Recap I wrote earlier this week about how Peanut was refusing to walk at the Renn Fest. Well, not necessarily refusing to walk at all, just being obnoxiously slow and testing the crap out of the inexperienced pony walkers. Remember, These Pony Walkers Are Renn Employees Not Horsey Kids The Renn fest hires kids … Continue reading The Saga Of The Peanut Problem Drags On, Literally They Have To Drag Him!
Hunting For A Pony Ride Pony When we began giving pony rides and were on the hunt for pony ride prospects, I searched all the usual places. Dreamhorse.com, Equine.com, Equiery… None of which produced any good prospects for me to check out. Bit The Bullet And Looked On Craigslist I have had some weird experiences … Continue reading The Story Of My Life Is The Story of The Horses In It- Tammy #1 AKA Fluffernutter
Off We Went In The Jenny Bird Dad, Tycen and I headed out on the Jenny Bird, just before the low tide which was around 3:00 p.m. Headed out to our tried and true destination Podickery Point. Sitting on Slack Tide At Po-Dick Due to the slack tide, we were sitting on, we did not … Continue reading September 3, Report From The Jenny Bird
There Is A Lot More To It Than People Think! I believe that people truly think that riding horses is simple. You learn, “X”, “Y” and “Z” and then you are a rider and you graduate from lessons. Getting Horse And Rider To Speak The Same Language! I say “speak the same language a lot … Continue reading Speaking The Same Language As Your Horse
Who/What Is This Peanut You Speak Of? Peanut is one of our go-to pony ride ponies. He is getting older these days. Probably over 20 if I had to guess. He is still fat as a tick, and sound for walking with corrective shoeing after a laminitis incident a year or so ago. It Takes … Continue reading The Peanut Problem
I Have Spent A Lot Of Time In A Lesson Barn I have spent the last 20 years working at our lesson barn. It is interesting the similarities and differences in the students that come and go. If I had to, I would loosely sort them into these categories. Horse Crazy/Obsessed These kids are obsessed … Continue reading Riding Students- It Takes All Kinds!