Category Archives: kip

*sigh* again.

Kip has been intermittently lame this week. My farrier is coming out today to put a hoof tester on him. He got new shoes last tuesday, so we are starting at the ground and working our way up, to figure … Continue reading

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Derby and Clinic

One of the stumbling blocks for me in trailering out by myself was the idea of hooking up without someone saying… “go right six inches, back, back left, left , ok now back…stop stop STOP!!”  So Scott had the brilliant … Continue reading

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…3…2…1………

So I am gearing up for the French Creek Pony Club Derby on Saturday. I feel really prepared riding wise. I had a lesson yesterday and we practised our test (USEF Beginning Novice test A). I need to remember to … Continue reading

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Back on track (?)

I went to an orthopedist (sp? no, I am not looking it up. Actually I think it is spelled correctly. Go figure) on Monday, and he gave me the okay to start PT.  So I made an appointment and went … Continue reading

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In just a year

“They” say that it takes a year to build a relationship with your horse. It took Kip and I about a year and a month. Our horsey anniversary was spent schooling at Aspen Farms. That was April 24th. He was … Continue reading

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Just assume every Thursday I will have a post titled: "I have the Best Pony Ever!"

I had the best lesson yesterday. We started by warming up with an excellent, forward trot. Kip has such a great rhythm, and is so willing to work. He really is a joy to ride. Then Anne had us show … Continue reading

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Hello 2011

I have to admit, 2010 was a great year for me. I feel kind of bad, because it was really terrible for so many. But I worked hard, and things turned out well. I know hard work won’t fend off … Continue reading

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Our first dressage show

This weekend was rather eventful. Kip and I went to our first horseshow. It was at Donida and was a Dressage Schooling show. Heidi and I are both Anxious Annies, so we left the barn at 9 am for the … Continue reading

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