Back In The Day This story happened in what seems like a different universe a long, long time ago! I was probably about 10 or 11 years old maybe. Summer Dressage Show We had hauled with the lesson barn I was riding at during that time to a schooling dressage show. I don’t remember the … Continue reading Sunday Story
Kemerton I will start by saying that Kemerton is the higher strung of my two horses. Even in his old age. He was a racehorse for a long time and when he gets worked up it can be a challenge to get his attention back and settle him down. So Far So Good… The ride … Continue reading Kemerton-Gave Me A Run For My Money!
I Think We Sometimes Forget! When we have a frustrating day with our horse. Maybe when we didn’t do as well in a lesson as we had hoped. Or your horse misbehaved at a horse show (big disappointment). We may question… why do we do this? Spend so much money on something that can be … Continue reading Why We Ride Horses!
Poem For As Time Like This “I know that in times own space there must be some sweet pastured place. Where creeks sing on and tall trees go, some paradise where horses go. For the love that guides my pen, I know great horses live again”- Stanley Harrison Rest Easy Sweet Girl, You Will Be … Continue reading Penny, We Will Miss You!
I Have Told You About Our Shows Our farm shows are a little different than your typical show since riders are all sharing the same horses! It takes strategic planning and good people, but we make it happen three times a year! The show last Saturday did not disappoint. It was a great experience for … Continue reading Last Farm Show Of The Season- A Great Success
Planning Christina and I came up with the idea of the games competition when we were laying on my parent’s pier enjoying the river one day. We got a good start that day and it didn’t take us long to have all the details ironed out. Practices In the practices, they worked on riding together … Continue reading Best Days With Horses- First Games Competition
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
This is a not so serious worst day with horses. I don’t remember exactly when it was. At least 5 or so years ago, because it was when my Kemerton was still rideable. My trainer and I had decided that we should body clip him so he wouldn’t sweat so much and would be easier … Continue reading Worst Days With Horses (Part 3)
This best day with horses was just a happy ending to a long part of my horsemanship journey. A part that I consider a bumpy part of the road. An Unexpected Filly To make a long story short, we acquired a medium pony mare, when the owner didn’t pay her board. Come to find out, … Continue reading Best Day With Horses (Part 3)
Continuing on with my best and worst days with horses series, here’s the second “worst day”. My horsemanship journey has been filled with lots of highs and lots of lows, all of which taught me something. These experiences made me the horsewoman I am today. Show Time I can’t even honestly remember the name of … Continue reading My Worst Days With Horses (Part 2)