I Started As A Kid Since I started riding as a small kid, my perspective may seem different than an adult starting as a beginner. #1 – It’s Okay To Be Nervous As my sister-in-law always says when she describes us as adult riders, she said we are “wimp chickens” compared to what we used … Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known As A Beginner Rider
Kemerton I will start by saying that Kemerton is the higher strung of my two horses. Even in his old age. He was a racehorse for a long time and when he gets worked up it can be a challenge to get his attention back and settle him down. So Far So Good… The ride … Continue reading Kemerton-Gave Me A Run For My Money!
I’m Very Self Conscious! After not riding for almost 3 years because of my TBI, I’m finally back in the saddle again. I have been for a while now, but I wasn’t brave enough to share it with everyone. I was nervous that it was too good to be true. That one day I would … Continue reading Proof That I’m Back In The Saddle
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!
Another Post About Dealing With TBI Symptoms! If you read my post about me being disappointed about my memory problems, this is another one like that. Not just about memory though. Trying To Make My Brain Sharper Lately, I have been feeling aside from forgetful, like I’m so easily confused. When I’m talking with people … Continue reading Word Searchin’
I’m So Lucky To Have Such Great People Supporting Me What Is Neuro Fatigue? For those of you who are lucky enough to have never suffered a brain injury, you may not be familiar with what neuro fatigue is. Neuro fatigue is a whole different kind of.tired that is hard to explain when you have … Continue reading Neuro-Fatigue Has Got Me Again
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Over All I couldn’t be happier with my progress! This time last year I couldn’t: Walk by myself Read for more than 5 or 10 minutes Think straight in crowded Places Had multiple migraines a week Couldn’t process what I was hearing when there was a lot of different noise going on Be out in … Continue reading Almost 2 1/2 Years As A TBI Patient
Probably Seems Like A Contradiction Normally, I have been the one saying ” you can do it”, “keep pushing yourself” and “don’t give up. Telling myself those things has been a big part of what has helped me get to where I’m today. Recovery Has And Will Continue To Be A Long Process I can … Continue reading T.B.I Post- Don’t Be Overly Confident!!! The Perfect Example…
Thank You, Oh So Very Much! We want to reiterate again how grateful we are that people in our community have stepped up and sponsored our lesson horses during the pandemic. It is a stressful situation knowing we have so many mouths to feed that aren’t able to make as much money as usual. Get … Continue reading Dun-Pikin Lesson Horse Sponsorship Program- Favorite Treat Experiment!