Riding At The Walk 1. We should always mount our horse from which side? a) Leftb) Rightc) It doesn’t matter 2. The first thing you should do when about to mount is what? a) Get a hold of your reinsb) Put your foot in the stirrupc) Check your girthd) All of the above 3. How … Continue reading 19. Pop Quiz-New Returning Rider/Bootcamp
My blog partner, who is also one of my students, asked me for some help with goal setting. She is riding a different horse now. The horse she is riding now is a more experienced school horse, rather than a sensitive thoroughbred mare. When she rides this horse, the focus can be on her as … Continue reading 18. Riding Goals Worksheet
Recognize Any Of These Names? Some of the names on this list are just as famous as the horses that actually won the triple crown! Do you remember these guys? I remember Silver Charm(1997) and all the others mentioned after him. Burgoo King- 1932- The first horse to win the Derby and the Preakness ( … Continue reading List Of Almost Triple Crown Winners!
Dreaming of Fishing I came back from vacation in Florida wanting to fish. Of course, here in Maryland, the options aren’t great for fishing this time of the year. We can’t even un-winterize our boat yet because it is still getting too cold out at night! I can’t wait for it to be just a … Continue reading Fishing Inspiration-MD State Record Fish-Chesapeake Division
Horsey Quotes “A racehorse is the only animal that can take several thousand people for a ride at the same time” “A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster then another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be wiling to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second … Continue reading Quotes To Ponder For The Week
March is TBI Awareness Month, in case you didn’t know. I just happened to find out because last year on March 13, I had my accident. So oddly enough, I had my accident during TBI Awareness month. As someone who has Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS) and is still trying to beat my traumatic brain injury (TBI) … Continue reading March Is TBI Awareness Month
Huey This is Huey. In my book, he holds the record for the best pony ever. He was the quietest and most bomb-proof pony that we have ever owned. We purchased him from a craigslist ad, a little over 5 years ago. Just after my oldest nephew, Levi was born. I went to New Jersey … Continue reading My Life In Pictures- Ponies!!
If you have not tried essential oils to help you with your symptoms, you really should! They do help. What Oils Do What? When you start looking into it, there are a lot of different brands and qualities of oils out there. Before you can even consider which brand is the best one, you need … Continue reading TBI/PCS- Essential Oils Cheat Sheet
Introduction We have covered a lot about trotting in these last few posts! One thing we have not yet gone into detail about is posting. Learning to post is a big part of learning how to trot. It comes easily to some, and a little harder for others. Once you get the hang of it … Continue reading 17. Trotting Continued- Posting
Continuing on with our boot camp, today I will continue with tips for your position at the trot. Specifically, our seat and leg. I figured I would break it down into multiple posts to avoid information overload. Also, this way, I hope that if you have a specific issue you can more easily find the … Continue reading 16. Trotting Continued- Seat & Leg