Lots Of Anxiety At the point in my recovery when I was able to go outside, with a walker. I went out to the barn and unexpectedly had a ton of anxiety. Literally, panic attacks. Not fun stuff. It took me a while to realize the reason was not that I was really afraid of … Continue reading Another T.B.I Victory- A Horsey One!
He Had An Unplanned Long Break Luckily, it was not because he was injured or lame. It was because the barn had to shut down due to COVID-19. The barn was a ghost town aside from the daily chores and there wasn’t any riding going on. Barn Back Open Now that the barn is back … Continue reading Project Cool- Cool Back In Action!
Not That I’m Complaining! I’m very grateful for how far I have come. Being able to walk around without the help of my cane most of the time is an amazing feeling after all I have been through. Actual Work & Working Out I have started to incorporate working out at the barn doing the … Continue reading Latest TBI Frustration…
Barely Using The Cane! The last time I updated on my TBI recovery I was transitioning from two crutches to one cane. That was a big step, and a scary one at first. Next Progress I started when I felt really balanced to walk without the cane in the house. Staying downstairs and always having … Continue reading Latest TBI Update
We Have Continued to Work With Him As winter has slowly seemed to be making its way out of Maryland, we have been keeping up with working Cool as best as we can. We went through a very wet period where the footing was terrible. So there were a lot of days of easy walk-trot … Continue reading Project Cool Update (I Know It’s Been A While)
I Haven’t Given A Meaca Update In A While! Yesterday, Meaca was in a mood! The ride started off with him half trotting and half cantering, stepping on trot poles with his head up like a giraffe. Not a pretty picture! Luckily, Megan is a good rider, who understands that no matter what you plan, … Continue reading Meaca & Megan 3/23/20
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
Down Dog Practice If You Aren’t A Yogi You probably don’t see what the big deal is about. For one, believe it or not, it is a lot harder than it looks! Secondly, it took me a long time to get to this point. Considering, my TBI recovery has been a long process. I still … Continue reading Why This Video Is Such A Big Deal!
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
Who? As you know I have a thing for Thoroughbreds. It seems I surround myself with other people who feel the same way. Meaca came to his owners through the Philadelphia Park Racehorse Rehoming program, Turning For Home. This is a program in place that allows racehorse trainers to responsibly rehome horses that aren’t fast … Continue reading Project Meaca !