Category Archives: Riding Lessons

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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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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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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Obstacles are Nothing!

Last week was a rather hectic week, so here’s a quick update - The chiropractor was out on Wednesday, and both of my ponies were out of commission for a few days afterwards.  Blondie was especially messed up, and she … Continue reading
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Riding Update

Last week I had a couple of really good riding lessons.  The weather is finally starting to warm up, too, so spending time at the barn isn’t so unpleasant. Tuesday, I rode Nyk in a show bridle for the first … Continue reading
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The Sunday of My Discontent

I had a pretty crappy day today.  I don’t usually blog about the crapper side of life, preferring to focus on the positive, but there wasn’t much positive to zero in on today.  I should have skipped riding, or better … Continue reading
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Plugging Along

The weather took an epic turn for crap.  Last Friday was 70 degrees, less than a week later it was in the twenties.  I'm so tired of winter!  It's getting me down and making it difficult to focus on my … Continue reading
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