Category Archives: Riding Lessons

A Few Setbacks

The mud pit that was Dayton.  This pony looks like he liked playing in all the mud. The run up to OKC is getting a little hectic.  Things are the barn have been nuts, and to complicate matters, I haven’t … Continue reading
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Facing the Future

The awesomeness that is Gizmo Things have been a little quiet on here on the blog, due to a number of reasons.  The first is that I am just so busy, it’s hard to work up the enthusiasm to write … 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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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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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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Catch All

I have been dealing with web site and internet connectivity issues since last Thursday, so the posting has been non-existent.  First, my site host lost 2 drives and all of my sites were down for almost a day, Then my … Continue reading
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