It Is Getting Closer And Closer To Derby Day! It’s Derby week and every day is one day closer to the run for the roses. Test out your derby knowledge with these KY Derby trivia questions! 19 past winners have had names that started with what letter? On average spectators eat 142,000 hotdogs on Derby … Continue reading Kentucky Derby Week Quiz
Opie was one of the closest horses that we have seen so far. Only about an hour and a half away. That is always a plus when horse shopping. The Facts On Opie We were told that Opie was 17 years old and a thoroughbred. He did not have a lip tattoo so I’m assuming … Continue reading Lesson Horse Seach: Horse #7 “Opie”
Here are the books that I read this month. Mostly horse books this month, what can I say, I’m a horse crazy kid turned horse crazy grown up. I’m going to read every horse book available on my amazon kindle, and trust me, there are a lot of them! Flash The Homeless Donkey Who Taught … Continue reading My April Reading List
For as long as I can remember I have been enamored by the Thoroughbred horse. Whether on the racetrack, trail, dressage…whatever they are doing, they are all gorgeous! I’m By No Means A Racing Expert Listen, I’m not a racing expert or professional handicapper. I’m just a horse crazy kid turned horse crazy grown up … Continue reading It’s Derby Week!!!
Lessons My Saturday was so great, I just have to share it. I started my morning teaching two lessons that I was both really happy with. It is great watching my students and the horses have those “light bulb moments I call them when they finally figure something out! Lots of lesson progress makes a … Continue reading What A Great Saturday!
Today our lesson horse search took us to a beautiful family farm in Warrenton, Virginia. Magic Registered with the APHA as “Maybe A Magic Star” is an 18-year-old mare. Her advertisement highlighted her kind disposition and the fact that she had been used as a police horse for two years while her owner was injured. … Continue reading Lesson Horse Search: Horse #6 “Magic”
This post is just as much for my benefit as it is for those of you who may be reading it. Since we have seen 5 horses so far. 5 very different horses! I need to sort through them a little more in my mind before I go add more to the list tomorrow. In … Continue reading Lesson Horse Search Update
This one I heard about through the horsey grapevine. A friend of a friend knows someone who had him. That might not be quite right, but it was one of those kinds of deals! We were happy to check out Noah since he was the first horse that we have tried that was fairly close … Continue reading Lesson Horse Search: Horse #5 “Noah”
With a busy weekend, I did not get a chance to write this post. I have been thinking about it since Friday. I really want to share with you a small thing that I did Friday. To me, it was a milestone in my rehabilitation process. No School on Friday When school is off, at … Continue reading A Small, But Important TBI Victory
I think this mare was found by one of the” in search of ads” that we have floating around in facebook groups. Her name is Shay, she is a 15-year-old, supposedly Saddlebred mare. She was about 15 hands and liver chestnut. Solidly built, with good strong looking feet. History From Owners The owners said they … Continue reading Lesson Horse Search: Horse #4 “Shay”