Monthly Archives: December 2006

Sunday at the Barn – Driver’s Ed

This morning when I woke up, I felt awful.  I thought briefly of calling M and telling her I wasn't coming, but if I did that every time I didn't feel up to snuff, I'd never do anything!  I pulled … Continue reading
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Sick again!

I went to the doctor's yesterday to see if he could do something about my allergies.  They have been terrible for about 3 weeks now.  I only decided to go because I happened to remember that my DS was in … Continue reading
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Lesson 7.9 and Dude! Lock the Door!!

Today, despite feeling like pu, I headed off to barn and my lesson with D.  As I predicted, Blondie is back to her old, disagreeable self.  I got her ready, and we headed for the arena. It's always interesting to … Continue reading
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Lesson 7.8

Wednesday night I rode Gio in the group lesson.  When M told me to start getting Blondie ready, I was really excited, until she said that D would be riding her, and I would be riding Gio 🙁 The group … Continue reading
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Lesson 7.7

M has been teaching lessons at another barn on Tuesdays, and I decided to schedule one today to check out the place. It's in Fenton, and it's a Saddlebred barn; it has a long dirt aisle, so you can ride up … Continue reading
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Sunday at the Barn – Yup, even on Christmas Eve!

Since horses don't celebrate the holidays, D & M were planning on working horses today.  They told me to come along.  When I got there, it was just D, as M wanted to stay home and clean the house!  Is … Continue reading
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Lesson 7.6

Yesterday was another mild day, with a high of 55!  It's been raining for about a week, which is causing chaos with my allergies, but I much prefer this weather to the bitter cold and mounds of snow we usually suffer … Continue reading
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Lesson 7.5

  Still stinging from my painfully embarrassing lesson on Sunday, I headed over to the barn, wondering what horse M would have me ride.  When I arrived, D was getting Blondie ready for a workout, so I was able to … Continue reading
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Sunday at the Barn, and Boy, did I suck!

Lovely weather for December 16th - it was warm, and the drizzle stopped by noon.  I rode Blondie first, and all was peachy until D told me to canter.  It's been, what, 6 months since I've asked her to canter, … Continue reading
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Lesson 7.4

Friday night lessons have become lunge line lessons, which means lots of no stirrup and no reins work.  Yuck. This lesson was on Doc, who is turning out to be a dependable lunge line lesson horse.  He has an easy … Continue reading
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