A Little Info On Cool Cool is one of our horses who has had a hard go of it the past year or so. He had an incident in the field that led to stall rest and a long recovery. It is hard to Xray the hip/ pelvic area in a horse. From his symptoms … Continue reading Photo Critique- Christina & Cool
Poem For As Time Like This “I know that in times own space there must be some sweet pastured place. Where creeks sing on and tall trees go, some paradise where horses go. For the love that guides my pen, I know great horses live again”- Stanley Harrison Rest Easy Sweet Girl, You Will Be … Continue reading Penny, We Will Miss You!
What’s Been Going On With Little Miss Ruby! We had a stint of bad weather and our training schedule got a little inconsistent for about a month or so. Luckily, Mother Nature has blessed us so far to start out 2020! We are back on track again and have made some great progress. Ruby Yesterday! … Continue reading Ruby Update January,13
Wintery Conditions Day 5 was yesterday. It was cold and windy yesterday. Even our older lesson horses were a little on edge with the cold wind blowing. We expected that Cool might be a little more high strung than usual today. Video 1- Started Off Lazy In the first video, you will see that Cool … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 5!
Tacking Up Cool stood well on the cross ties yesterday. We put the saddle on him without any signs of him being girthy. Or that tightening the saddle on his back was causing him any pain. Well Behaved On The Lunge Line At Walk And Trot He was super well behaved on the lunge line. … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 3
Couldn’t Get Them Uploaded Yesterday For some reason last night YouTube was being stubborn, so I was not able to post these videos inside of the Day 2 post. I think it is important that anyone following this see the Day 2 videos. He behaved so much differently on Day 2 than he did on … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 2 Videos
About Ruby Ruby is a gorgeous mare that I have had the privilege of working with over the last year. She was broke and trained western and so it’s been a learning curve for her to learn the new way we want her to go. She tends to get excited about jumping which sometimes makes … Continue reading Maggi & Ruby
In Case You Don’t Know What’s Up… I held a jumping clinic for a few of my students a couple of weeks ago. It was great because it was a small group of girls, so we really got to cover a lot and they all soaked it up like sponges! First, I taught them how … Continue reading Jumping Clinic Continued…Maggi & Marley
I Have Often Said I Wish Summer Camp Was In Any Season Besides Summer! Our riding ring has no shade, I hate flies! The kids whine about getting hot. Keeping everyone hydrated, people and horses is a constant problem. Well, today we had a camp day. A cold weather day camp. I still stand by … Continue reading Cold Weather Is For Camps Too!
Here It Is! Critique On The Course Her opening circle was nice. He kept a nice pace and was carrying himself fairily well. Tic-Toc always wants to be on the forehand. That is a correction that we are working on with him all the time. His hind end was engaged, he was lifting his back … Continue reading Amelia’s Last Ride At The Clinic- Tic-Toc