Following Up On My Last Post I wanted to share with you a personal story about when my horse reacted to my tension. Oddly, enough it was the day after I wrote the post all about that! I Have A New Horse If you have read recent posts, I have a new horse. I have … Continue reading Practice What I Preach…
What??? This is not some kind of pep talk about being happy and relaxed all the time. Though it would be great if we all were, nobody is happy-go-lucky all the time. We Get Stressed And Relay That To Our Horses If you are reading this, you probably know that horses are very perceptive and … Continue reading Attitude Is Everything, Even With Horses
My Heart Horse Zelda Started It All If you have read much of the blog, you probably have read about Zelda. She was my heart horse. I got her when I was in high school. We had our highest highs, and our lowest lows together. We were always there for each other though, and we … Continue reading My Wish Came True
Written by Amelia, Cool’s new owner! First Riding Cool I don’t remember the first time I rode Cool. I know that the first time I rode him was one of the first times I had ridden a horse that wasn’t an experienced lesson horse like I was used to riding. The most difficult horses I … Continue reading Cool Update!
Not Exciting, But Necessary A complete equine first aid kit. All barns have first aid kits for their horses ( or they should ). Some horse owners even have one especially for their horse. The thing is, at least at our farm, a lot of time things in the first aid kit get used up … Continue reading A Christmas Present For The Whole Barn- First Aid Kit For Horses
Started With Morning Chores As all weekend days do. They started with taking care of the barn chores. It doesn’t take long though. There was a whole gang of us yesterday. We wanted to get done so we could ride! Sunday Games We have played mounted games the past two Sundays. It was so much … Continue reading Sunday Funday 11/22!
Probably Sounds Pretty Lame Right? Well, considering that I have only walked and trotted. With a few steps of canter here and there since I got hurt, I never would have expected I would stay on if my horse bucked. I did though! Sunday Funday A group of us at the barn were playing mounted … Continue reading My Horse Bucked And I Didn’t Fall Off!
Where Have I Been? I have had computer trouble. Then internet connection trouble, then blog trouble. On top of a crazy schedule out at the barn, and of course Halloween. I have been slacking, but I’m back! A Photographic Update! Spooky Mornings At The Farm Building A New Run In Shed At The Back 40 … Continue reading Catch Up Post!
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!