This Applies To Everyone, Not Just New And Returning Riders Spooking is something that all riders have to deal with at some point in time or another. This goes along with the post about keeping your horse’s attention when he gets distracted. A distracted horse is more likely to find something to spook at. Even … Continue reading New/Returning Rider BootCamp- Riding A Spooking Horse
It’s Been A While! I know I have had some TBI posts recently, but nothing really about my personal progress and where I’m at in recovery. I think it is important to share. As an encouragement for others who are on this same TBI healing journey that I’m on. Working My working is sitting in … Continue reading TBI- August Update
I Didn’t Read As Much This Month I did not get as much time to read this month as I would have liked. Mostly because the hot weather has irritated my migraines which makes it hard for me to read. Horse People- By Michael Korda This is a book that non-horse people will enjoy and … Continue reading July Reading List
The Product Of An Afternoon Relaxing By The River What do two-horse girls do when they are soaking up the sun and relaxing by the river? They talk about horses and come up with new ideas of things we can do with the horses and our students. It was on a sunny day relaxing on … Continue reading Team Equestrian Games A Great Success!!!
Gray Gray is one of a few lesson ponies we have had over the years who did not end up staying with us until his final days. It was no fault of his own, he had a health issue. I will tell you about that later! Where Did He Come From? I can honestly say … Continue reading The Story Of My Life Is The Story Of The Horses In It-Gray
Frostline Frostline is one of the lesson horses that I rode for a period of time while I was riding at a lesson barn. She was sort of like one of the “move up” lesson horses. Not that she was bad at all, she just had the tendency of being extra testy. Typical lesson horse … Continue reading The Story Of My Life Is The Story Of The Horses In It: Frostline
I Had PT This Morning Today was my weekly visit to my physical therapist. I’m lucky because my PT is amazing and has gone above and beyond for me. He is also full of positive energy and definitely a glass half full kind of guy Training Myself To Think Positive Throughout this whole process, I … Continue reading A Pep Talk I Would Like To Share
Finding The Right Doctor Just like everything else when I began this whole ordeal back in March of 2018, I didn’t start with the right eye doctor either! Luckily, I ended up getting into the TBI program at Sinai. They refer all their TBI patients with vision issues to Dr.Eric Singman at John Hopkin’s Wilmer … Continue reading First Neuro-Ophthalmologist In Over A Year
What The Heck Does That Mean? My PT has been saying this to me at every lesson since the very beginning. A large part of my rehab is gaining more tolerance so I can do normal things again. Basic things, like walking without the walker. Or walking with my eyes open. It is amazing how … Continue reading If You Never Take Your Shoes Off At The Beach, You Will Never Be Able To Walk On The Hot Sand.
I’m One Of The Lucky Ones! I have been around horses my whole life. As long as I can remember I have been obsessed with horses. I was lucky enough to be born into a farming family. My mom loved horses her whole life so my horsemanship journey began at a very young age. I … Continue reading The Story Of My Life Is The Story Of The Horses In It!