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
I Have Told You About Our Shows Our farm shows are a little different than your typical show since riders are all sharing the same horses! It takes strategic planning and good people, but we make it happen three times a year! The show last Saturday did not disappoint. It was a great experience for … Continue reading Last Farm Show Of The Season- A Great Success
The Problem/Solution In case you didn’t catch my post about Ruby (baby western horse turned baby English horse), here is the short version. Ruby is a young mare that has progressed rather quickly. She is learning to go in a proper frame and has been started over small fences. We have found that in her … Continue reading Horsemanship Problem Solving: Part 2
It Was A Good Week It was a good week and I have the pictures here to prove it! Ziva!!! Business As Usual At The Barn Excitement On The Game Cameras! Levi Jackson & Oliver Ellison (Boo-Boo and Honey Bee) Continue reading Pictures Of The Week!
You Probably Think I’m Crazy! I might even be crazy. We have bought two new horses in less than a month. Both of the horses we bought, Magic and Tic Toc, are fabulous for beginner and intermediate lessons. We bought Magic first and had it in the back of our minds that the second horse … Continue reading I Looked At Another Horse Yesterday!
As A Marylander The Preakness Is A Big Deal To Me! Here are some Preakness facts that you might not be aware of. I figure I better update your Preakness knowledge before we all move on to talking about the Belmont Stakes! Secretariat holds the fastest time in the Preakness, winning in 1 min and … Continue reading Preakness 2019 Is In The Record Books
Bobby Didn’t Work Out, On To Chiquita We left PA and headed for about an hour and a half drive, to meet our next prospect in New Jersey, a paint mare named Chiquita. The Info Chiquita was a cute paint mare. I believe she was about 12 years old, standing at 15.2 hands I would … Continue reading Lesson Horse Search: Horse #9 “Chiquita”
Inspired by a lesson we did at our school break camp yesterday. Spring is the time for baby animal right? No better time than that to talk about baby horses! Here are some facts on baby horses you may or may not have known! Enjoy Baby Horse Facts Terminology A foal is a baby horse. … Continue reading Baby Horse Facts
Denny Emmerson is widely known in the horse community as a trainer, coach, and eventer. It seems the more I read about him, the more it seems like he has been there and done that. Not just in event riding, but in the horse world in general! I have always loved the way that Denny … Continue reading Book Review: “Know Better, To Do Better” By Denny Emmerson
Take a look at this list. If you can check yes to most of these than I would say that you are about ready to start learning how to canter! Skills Riders Need In Order To Canter Safely Good Basic Position: Straight line from shoulder to hip to heel. Deep Seat: Ability to sit deep … Continue reading 25. Are You Ready To Canter?