Critique They had a very nice opening circle. They missed the lead on the first line. She did a good job of correcting his lead and keeping him collected up to help him through the sloppy footing. Following with her hands is something that she knows she needs to work on. She did a great … Continue reading Marley & Amelia Critique & Ruby & Amelia Critique
Fall Jumping Clinic Yesterday we held our fall jumping clinic. It was a small group of girls, but what a fabulous experience. The Clinic Plan My plan for the clinic was to teach the girls how to set up grids and how to walk their strides. Then they set up a grid and a line … Continue reading Jumping Clinic #1
Some Positivity To Get You Through The Day And Into The Weekend! We All Need Some Pretty Colors and Positive Vibes In Our Lives! By The Way… A little unrelated information, but important none the less! The Bruised Brain Equestrian now has it’s very own youtube channel. Check it out, and subscribe to lots of … Continue reading Happy Friday!!
Redemption Ride? What? So, Jennifer broke her leg in a goofy fall off Dublin earlier this year. He decided to be a punk and try to go out the gate and despite her best effort, they parted ways. Unfortunately, in the process, she whacked her leg on a gate post, breaking both bones in her … Continue reading Jennifer And Dublin: Redemption Ride!
During My Brief College Career… I attended Salem International University ( a college that no longer exists) and rode on their school equestrian team. Looking back on my experience, I have very mixed feelings about my experience with it. Overall I think it is an excellent format. It brings to the forefront the riders that … Continue reading Intercollegiate Horse Shows
Had To See It In Person! So, my friend and guest blogger, Jennifer, is a trail guide at Elk Mountain Trails. She has been telling us about this place forever now and really wanted us to come to check it out in person. So today was the day. Elk Mountain Trails If I remember correctly, … Continue reading Saturday At Elk Mountain Trails, Harpers Ferry, WV
Yesterday We Analyzed The Photo, Today We Discuss How To Improve! Amelia and Finn are definitely a nice pair. Nobody is perfect though, horse or rider. So let’s talk about what Amelia can work on. Eyes Yesterday I mentioned how well Amelia had her eyes up looking where she was going. She has always been … Continue reading Amelia and Finn- Part 2
A Fairily New Partnership Amelia has not ridden Finn that many times. Their partnership is fairly new. Amelia has a lot to learn from Finn. He is an experienced older horse that has more buttons than she knows how to push just yet. They are just beginning to learn to speak the same language and … Continue reading From My Perspective- Amelia & Finn
I wouldn’t let a week go by without sharing some sort of happy, positive, cheer you up on a bad day sort of stuff! Here it is! Pass It On! Like it? Share it! Pass it on to someone else who might need a little pick me up in their day! Continue reading Weekly Happy Stuff
Yesterday’s Critique Yesterday, I did a critique of a photo of Christina and Ruby, the photo that you see below. We are taking it one step farther than I have in the past. Yesterday I critiqued the good and bad of the photo. Today, I will give some suggestions on what Christina and Ruby can … Continue reading Christina & Ruby Part 2