Author Archives: Julie

So Sorry – COMIN’ THRU!

Nyk, behaving himself Here’s a quick run down of our trip down to Dayton.  I always mean to write these posts when I’m actually at the show, but I usually don’t have time.  I’m not quite sure why, because it … Continue reading
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Counting Down the Days

Only a few more days until we leave for Dayton!  We made  plans for a schedule change, and I am going to drive Blondie Wednesday evening instead of riding her.  I haven’t driven her all year!  This is the last … Continue reading
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Pictures! And Brief Update from the Barn

Today Sarah and I were the barn photographers.  I took pictures of the baby, and Sarah snapped Dee Dee’s first jumping efforts with someone riding her. I rode Blondie and drove Nyk, and both of them were good little ponies.  … Continue reading
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Me and Moonshine

DeeDee On Thursday at Barn #2, I was in for a treat; I was able to ride a new horse.  Moonshine is a 5, and he is being groomed for his new career as a lesson horse.  I used to … Continue reading
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So You Want to be a Pattern Master

So, Monday I got Blondie ready and we started working on patterns.  M told me to break them down into parts, and even if we blow a part, there are several sequences to a pattern and to just work harder … Continue reading
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Steady as She Goes

  DeeDee Sorry for the lack of updates.  I gathered up my mobile blogging unit and took it to Anime Expo the week before last.  The evening before I left, I rode Blondie, and we worked on canter transitions.  That … Continue reading
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And We All Fall Down

Well, only I fall down, evidently.  During a display of fireworks today, I fell off of Blondie.  The smoke bombs get her going, and I was doing great, until I tried to make her march through the middle of the … Continue reading
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Mixed Bag

Jimmy Well, I'm back from my first regional Morgan show.  I'll always remember this Gold Cup more for the food and catching the plate on fire in the microwave than for the actual horsie events.  In terms of performance, it … Continue reading
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The Party Bus

I left a little unexpectedly for Gold Cup today. I decided to ride down with M and the girls in the motor home. It's just as boring to drive through Ohio as I remembered. In the racetrack of the world, … Continue reading
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More Catching Up

Bentley Once again I am neglecting this blog.  Shame on me!  I am trying to do better, but real life keeps interfering, darn it! Wednesday was a little frustrating because some of the riders didn’t arrive until the lesson was … Continue reading
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