Opening Day of Bow Season 2020 We were in the blind at 5:00. Of course it was totally dark, couldn’t see a thing. We succeeded at sneaking in before the deer started moving when the sun comes up. It was a long hour in the dark. I almost always have trouble staying awake until the … Continue reading How Cute Is This?
The Non-Artistic Bullet Journaler! I’m not artistic at all. So as you notice with my bullet journals, I get creative. Some of my favorite things to do are to cut and paste out of magazines and old books. It is easy to find lots of old books on eBay. I cut apart all different kinds … Continue reading Completed March Bullet Journal
Is He Ready For Trot Under Saddle? I contemplated this for a while actually. I just had to pause and think about it for a moment. To make sure that I wasn’t just super excited at how good he has been. It wouldn’t do any good to do too much too soon. After thinking about … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 7- Trotted Under Saddle!
Why Was It A Big Day? After lunging him briefly at a nice easy walk and trot both ways. We decided it was time for Amelia to throw a leg over him and go for an easy walk around. Concerns We had concerns about how it would affect is rehabbing hip to add weight on … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 6 – It Was A Big Day Today
Not Consecutive Days Due to the weather, we did not work with Cool 4 days in a row. Most likely we wouldn’t have anyway. Since he is rehabbing, I think it is important to give him recovery days to avoid him getting muscle sore. Not to mention, I’d prefer to keep his attitude about work … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 4
The Rehab Story Of “Lil P” AKA Cool Cool is a 14-year-old TB gelding. You can see his pedigree below, and that he had 32 racing starts. His job in life up until about a year ago was a pleasure horse and a lesson horse. My more experienced students loved riding him. Just about a … Continue reading The “Cool” Project-Day 1