Perfect Time To Clean Tack With it still being winter, you probably aren’t riding as much. Hopefully, you are still going to the barn and getting horse time in. With more free time in the winter, it is the perfect time to clean tack. You Don’t Have To Do It Out In The Cold Though … Continue reading Clean Your Tack !!!
Back To Horse Books Again I read one non-horse book and now I’m back to the horse books again. It was bound to happen, I will try and read more of a variety of books. No promises though! Race Track Life Horse racing is something that I have always been intrigued by, but really don’t … Continue reading Book Review-Backstretch Girls By Dawn LeFevre
I Have Told You About Our Shows Our farm shows are a little different than your typical show since riders are all sharing the same horses! It takes strategic planning and good people, but we make it happen three times a year! The show last Saturday did not disappoint. It was a great experience for … Continue reading Last Farm Show Of The Season- A Great Success
Blog Record A simple way for me to keep track of my blog posts. I like to make sure I’m writing a good variety of topics. It keeps things interesting for different readers. Fishing And Reading Track Two of my favorite things to do! Reading and fishing, are two things I definitely want to use … Continue reading More Of My November Bullet Journal!
Our Favorite Event Of The Year We have summer camp, lessons, vaulting, shows, games competitions, all kinds of stuff. The Halloween Party is my favorite event of the year. Lots of fun and camaraderie with our riders and their families. Tic Toc AKA “Rarity” The My Little Pony I was never into gray horses until … Continue reading Horsey Halloween Party
Hunting For A Pony Ride Pony When we began giving pony rides and were on the hunt for pony ride prospects, I searched all the usual places. Dreamhorse.com, Equine.com, Equiery… None of which produced any good prospects for me to check out. Bit The Bullet And Looked On Craigslist I have had some weird experiences … Continue reading The Story Of My Life Is The Story of The Horses In It- Tammy #1 AKA Fluffernutter
I Have Spent A Lot Of Time In A Lesson Barn I have spent the last 20 years working at our lesson barn. It is interesting the similarities and differences in the students that come and go. If I had to, I would loosely sort them into these categories. Horse Crazy/Obsessed These kids are obsessed … Continue reading Riding Students- It Takes All Kinds!
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 What To Do If Your Horse Becomes Easily Distracted
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
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