Many Years Means Meeting Many People We have been in the horse business for what seems like forever now. Which means we have met lots of horse people. Trainers, lesson kids, vets, farriers, feed store people…all kinds of people! Some of the people you meet come and go through your life quickly without leaving much … Continue reading The People You Meet Along The Way
Why? For one I used to keep a journal of my lessons. Making notes on what we did and how the students are progressing. Prior to my TBI, I could do the lessons and then come inside and write in the journal. Now, I can’t remember by the time I get inside exactly what happened, … Continue reading Monday Lesson Report
Where Have I Been? I have had computer trouble. Then internet connection trouble, then blog trouble. On top of a crazy schedule out at the barn, and of course Halloween. I have been slacking, but I’m back! A Photographic Update! Spooky Mornings At The Farm Building A New Run In Shed At The Back 40 … Continue reading Catch Up Post!
Making Ends Meet In The Pandemic The pandemic has put a lot of financial stress on our farm. Normally this time of year of fall festivals, where we take our pony ride ponies and petting zoo animals. We had four ponies that worked the MD Renn Fest, for eight weekends. Late August through late October. … Continue reading New Farm Adventure- Getting Covid Creative!
Dear Horse Owners Writing Sale Ads, Please Keep The Following Things In Mind Put a picture of your horse with the ad. We don’t want to have to wait for you to send us pictures. To buyers, it feels like you don’t really want to sell your horse if you don’t post a picture. Kid-safe … Continue reading A Little Rant On Horse For Sale Classified Ads!
A Realistic Budget After yesterdays post where we discussed deciding exactly what you want in a horse, there are some other questions we want to answer before we dive head first into the for sale ads. Your trainer should be able to tell you whether or not your budget should be able to get you … Continue reading Horse Shopping- Part 2- Questions To Answer Before You Start The Process!
I Know We Have Been Down This Road Before Hopefully back when I was lesson horse searching you picked up a few tricks and tips then. Since this whole COVID-19 thing began I have spent a lot of times browsing ads for horses for sale. Well, I shouldn’t say that I have been looking at … Continue reading Horse Shopping – Part 1- What Are You Looking For Exactly!
Haven’t Done Much About Ruby In A While So I Figured Today’s The Day Been Working On Those Canter Transitions Canter transitions are one thing that we have been working on for a while with Ruby. As you watch the video you will see that “Anticipation” should be Ruby’s middle name. You can tell by … Continue reading Ruby & Christina Friday, March 20
Sometimes I Hate To Hear The Term Why you may ask? Of course, this is an important skill to learn you advance with your riding and the horses that you ride. I have found over the years, that many people are misinformed or don’t understand what exactly it means. This leads riders with good intentions, … Continue reading “On The Bit”- What It Means
Always Been A Fan Of This Author I have loved every book I have read by this writer. All her books are about horses(of course). Aside from the eventing series, this may be my favorite so far. A Young Woman With A Purpose Jenny was born and raised in Ocala, Florida. The daughter of two … Continue reading The Hidden Horses Of New York By Natalie Keller Reinert