As we have progressed through our boot camp series, we have touched on a lot. From the phone call to find a farm, to setting a goal, to even evaluating progress. Are You Confident Walking, Stopping and Turning? If you have been riding regularly, you are getting confidence in your balance and basic position. You … Continue reading 13. Boot Camp Continues -Trotting!
It probably sounds weird to say that I want to celebrate the anniversary of the day I had my accident. It’s not so much that I want to celebrate the day of the accident. I want to openly celebrate how far I have come in a year and how much progress I have made. Why … Continue reading Concussion Party
Congratulations for making it this far in the new/returning rider’s boot camp! At this point, you have been going to your weekly lessons and keeping up with documenting your journey in your journal. You’ve outlined your goals for your first few months but do you know how to evaluate your progress? You can watch the … Continue reading 12. Evaluating Your Riding Progress
Here are the answers and a little more information about horse safety. Hopefully, you did well on the pop quiz yesterday! The first question is in regards to how to approach a horse. You should approach a horse from the front and slightly to the side. That way he has the best view of you … Continue reading 10. Boot Camp Safety Quiz Answers
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so I’m happy to share with you my life in pictures, as well as a bunch of words to go with it. Tycen aka “Doc” To know me, you have to know my other half, my boyfriend and best friend, Tycen Blucher. He is my biggest … Continue reading My Life In Pictures (Part 3)
Cory This is one of the horses closest to my heart. This is Cory. We bought Cory on New Years Day, 2000. My family had just converted our produce farm to a horse farm and were beginning a lesson program.We bought him at the Eyer Stables, Thurmont MD, New Years Day horse auction. He rode … Continue reading The Story of My Life In Pictures! Part 1