Category Archives: Nyk

Puppy Snugglies!

Bentley After the horse show last weekend, I took things a little easier during the week to recover.  Tuesday I took off, and during the Wednesday lesson I rode Nyk.  It was pretty uneventful. Thursday at the other barn was … Continue reading
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Spring Show – Abbreviated Version

Nyk and my awesome hat Here is a quick wrap up of the show last weekend.  While I enjoy showing in the Coliseum, the fairgrounds are an utter dump.  The same trash was strewn about the grounds from the ASHAM … Continue reading
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Status Quo

Leela The week has been pretty uneventful, other than being very busy.  Had mixed success during the week with both horses, but had great rides today.  Tuesday I rode Blondie with a show bridle, and she was her usual skittish, … Continue reading
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The New Countdown Begins

Me and Blondie Wow, I can’t believe it’s already been a week since the horse show!  It has flown by!  The euphoria is starting to fade, so it’s a good thing that there’s another one in two weeks.  I am … Continue reading
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Show Wrap-up

This horse show was just brutal in terms of getting anything else done during the show.  The storms yesterday brought the pace of the show to a screeching halt, too, and it took forever for the evening session to wrap … Continue reading
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Afternoon Session

The name the of the game this afternoon was rain, rain, rain.  It just poured at around 1pm, then it was touch and go after that.  It rained so much that the classes were warming up in the arena because … Continue reading
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Quick Update from the Show

It is way past my bedtime, so here is the quick version of tonight’s events. Tonight was the first time that I would be riding Nyk at a real show.  Things are always crazy the first night of a show, … Continue reading
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Riding Clinic & Prepping for the Show

Sunday we had a riding clinic at the barn.  Another trainer came out and shared some of her show secrets.  I have to confess that I wasn’t too thrilled at the beginning, which covered the secret of the perfect bun.  … Continue reading
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Getting Ready for the Show

The first show of the season is next weekend, so we are getting prepped for it.  Show bridles are back on stall doors, and Nyk’s tack came in, so he has a nice, shiny new bridle and girth.  Why are … Continue reading
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Waiting for the Games to Begin

Show season is fast approaching, and that means lots of work trying to get ready for it.  Winter returned briefly last weekend, and I hope that it’s gone for good before the show.  It’s not much fun sitting around when … Continue reading
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