Category Archives: Riding

Plugging Right Along

  Gizmo and Sarah I survived OKC, but I didn’t survive being back in Michigan!  I have been sick since we returned, and I finally went to the doctor because I was so tired of feeling like crap.  Had a … Continue reading
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Doing Things the Hard Way

Sunday was bitterly cold.  I bundled up, and headed off to the barn.  It turns out that I shouldn't have worried about being cold because Blondie was being an utter turd and it seemed that I had to fight with … Continue reading
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Kongo on the Prowl

      Geo          From Horses Sunday, I trudged through the snow and headed off to the barn.  The roads still weren't very clear from the snow storm the day before, and there was a coating of ice on all of the … Continue reading
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An Early Whiff of Spring

Sunday, the temperatures were actually pleasant.  I headed off to the barn, thinking I would ride both horses.  When I saw Blondie in the pasture with her buddies, though, I decided to just let her play - it was pretty … Continue reading
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The Weather, It’s a Changin’

Man, the weather has been weird the last few weeks.  First, it was snow, snow, snow almost every other day.  Then it was freezing rain and slick roads.  Saturday was a record setting day, with temps up to 60 degrees!  … Continue reading
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May I Present to You….

Nyk! Here is my new pony, Nyk.  He is a Morgan.  I prefer taller horses, but he's got the dark and handsome down pat.  Just look at those perk ears and sparkly eyes!  So cute! Hi!  I'm Nyk!  Where do … Continue reading
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A Spin Around the Ring

I stopped by the barn after work - the weather was absolutely lovely!  I was a little dismayed to see that the arena was drenched, and that it hadn't been groomed.  I didn't want to ride Blondie outside by myself, … Continue reading
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Photo Shoot at the Barn

Wow, there was a photo shoot at the barn today, and I wasn't the one with the camera for a change.  The photographer who I met at Woodward Camera came out again to practice shooting horses.  I got Blondie ready … Continue reading
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I Thought it was Spring?

This morning I woke up to nasty, vile, tiny flakes of snow.  WTF?!  It's supposed to be spring!  What a terrible disappointment, as the ground slowly turned white.  Terrible! Horrible!  I'm sick of winter!  Die already! Wednesday, I rode Jimmy. … Continue reading
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11/15/07 Pic of the Day

The grass is always greener... Doesn't it figure that I'd wake up this morning feeling like crap? I hope I'm not coming down with a cold. I had a terrible headache, and now I have a lingering and distracting sore … Continue reading
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