Distraction City Some people would consider my barn “distraction city” for a horse! This is true. Not necessarily a bad thing though, it is good for them to learn to tune out outside craziness and listen to you. Our place is surrounded by a school complex. We have a football stadium, just a driveway away … Continue reading New/Returning Rider Bootcamp- What To Do If Your Horse Becomes Easily Distracted
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
Judge Me If You Wish, My Dog Wears Clothes I used to be one of those people who would laugh at little dogs that had clothes on. I admit it, I have crossed over to the other side. Now my little ride-or-die MiniMutt, Ziva has a growing wardrobe of cute outfits! Her Favorite Outfits This … Continue reading Ziva And Her Clothes
Lily For those of you who know our barn, I’m not talking about the Lily that is currently in our program. This Lily was one that I knew when I was a child that later ended up coming to my barn as a lesson horse. She Looked Evil! Lily was a registered Arabian mare. Bay … Continue reading The Story of My Life Is The Story Of The Horses In It: Lily
Last Summer I was Still Pretty Much Stuck Inside All The Time This time last year I was still in pretty rough shape. Only getting out of the house for doctors appointments and physical therapy appointments. I did feel the heat quite a bit when going from the car to air-conditioned doctors offices. I just … Continue reading TBI & Summer Don’t Go Together
Dumpling a.k.a “Dumpy” Dumpling or “Dumpy” as we fondly called her was a dark bay pony mare. I don’t recall that she had any white markings on her at all. We got her on lease with another family. It turned out they weren’t interested after all, and the pony I thought I was going to … Continue reading The Story Of My Life Is The Story Of The Horses In It: Dumpling
I Had Quite The Busy Week! Starting With Summer Camp! The Three Musketeers – Team Games Practice The Wrong Diagonals- Team Game Practice Cool Starting To Rehab After A 7 Month Lay Up #Babywesternhorseturnedbabyenglishhorse (Otherwise known as Aleta & Ruby) Christina & Dublin Taylor And Finn- The Old Man Has Still Got It! Taylor’s First … Continue reading A Week’s Worth Of Pictures!
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
It Was A Crazy One! It was a great one! Crazy though! I have to say that this is probably the most that I have crammed into a weekend since my T.B,I on March 13,2018. I’m definitely feeling it today. The best way to describe it is like I’m walking around in some sort of … Continue reading Oh, What A Weekend!
I have posted before about our property in Buckingham county Virginia. It is an undeveloped property, with tons of potential for hunting. Well, pretty much anything outdoor! Clearing ATV Paths We hauled the John Deere tractor from the farm down a few weekends ago. Using the tractor, we cleared some wide paths for trucks to … Continue reading Paradise Farm Progress (Buckingham Co. VA)