For My TBI Tribe “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” Carol Burnett “Life is 10 % of what happens to you, 90% how you react to it” Charles R. Swindoll “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts” Eleanor Roosevelt “Good, better,best, never let it rest … Continue reading Quotes To Ponder For The Week
Monday has such a negative connotation to some people. They dread going back to work after a weekend of fun. Maybe they dread all the things that have to be done in the upcoming week. If we are tired on a Monday morning we should be happy because we had so much fun over the … Continue reading All About Monday
I just realized that I have not written anything to my boot camp riders in a while! This is a check in type post to make sure you are focusing on the right things so that you will be ready for learning the next to important lessons. What are the next two important lessons? Riding … Continue reading 21.Boot Camp Rider Check-In!
This is day 367 of my TBI rehabilitation. It has been a long year to say the least. I have been the farthest away from the horse world this last year than I have ever been in my life. New Perceptions And Lessons I have been aware of what is going on in my lesson … Continue reading 367 Days of TBI Rehabilitation Has Brought Me A Change In Perspective
The Sounds Of The Horse The barn and farm are full of sounds that as equestrians are music to our ears. There are some sounds that maybe we don’t enjoy so much or ones that get on our nerves… All of these sounds though are the soundtrack to our life with horses, I don’t know … Continue reading The Soundtrack Of A Horse Crazy Kid Turned Horse Crazy Grown Up
Now Introducing Samson Samson I would like to introduce the newest member of our family. This little cutie is Samson, otherwise known to his friends as Sammy. He is the newest member of our traveling petting zoo. Samson is much smaller than my first pig, Hamlet, may he rest in peace! Samson is supposedly 5 … Continue reading My Life In Pictures!
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
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
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!!