Category Archives: horse

What happened?

Enough time has passed since the Baywood Pony Club one-day for me to write about it without getting that tight feeling in my chest. You can tell from that opening, that this does not end the way I wanted. Again … Continue reading

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Exercises in frustration

I not only like to do things, I want to do them NOW. But lately I feel I am being thwarted at every turn. I want to go trail riding and to horse shows, but I don’t have a trailer. … 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. ┬áSo 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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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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Lame.

Imax had an appointment with the ferrier today, and I lunged him around a bit before hand like usual. He seemed off on his right hind, so I decided just to put him in crossties till Rich arrived. When he … Continue reading

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What next?

I finally got a Vet to return my phone calls and make an appointment to come and see Imax and give him his shots. Thirty minutes after the Vet left, Imax was COVERED in hives, panting, itching like mad, and … Continue reading

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Imax at the Sea

Oh my god Imax was a CHAMP. We went to Ocean Shores pn Sept 8th with nine other horses and riders. He had never been to the beach before. We rode in the WATER and even cantered in the water.I … Continue reading

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Derby at Tulip Sprngs

This last weekend I went to the Tulip Springs Derby to lend a hand to my friend Kerry. It was her first Derby with her excellent Draft-cross, Olive. Her show name is Orange Crush, which I think is cute and … Continue reading

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