Monthly Archives: March 2007

Lesson 8.8

During Wednesday's lesson, I rode Blondie.  There were five of us in attendance for the lesson, including Maggie, who rode Sammy for the first time.  She's a really good rider, and she didn't have any problems with him.  Her weakness seems … Continue reading
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Sunday at the Barn – Spring is Here (I hope!)

  Sunday was another busy day at the barn.  Right after I arrived, Kim, Audie, Laurie, and Brooke showed up, right after another.  Zoe and Sara were already there, getting Jimmy, Wildchild, and Blondie ready for a small group lesson. … Continue reading
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Meeting at Chuck E Cheese!

Saturday, M scheduled a meeting for the academy riders at Chuck E Cheese, of all places.  Did I mention that most of the riders are under 16?  Yup, I'm the oldest. By far.  Boohoo! Earlier in the day Dean and … Continue reading
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Lesson 8.7

Friday night's lesson was on Harley.  This was a "work on me" lesson.  I haven't ridden him in a while, so I didn't really mind.  It's challenging to try to get him trotting square and flat walking.  He used to weave … Continue reading
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Lesson 8.6

Despite the rain, the temperature was rather pleasant. I didn’t even take my sweatshirt to the barn. I did stash a hand warmer in my vest, because I’m always afraid that I will be cold. Wednesday was a small class. … Continue reading
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Sunday at the Barn – Takin’ a Little Drive

I was most distressed by the return of winter weather.  I think that if it ever warms up, I'll start to feel better.  The results of the CBC came back on Thursday, and I have some kind of funky virus.  … Continue reading
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Lesson 8.5 – What Happened to Spring???

Blondie & Gio Last night, I rode Blondie again.  M said that after a few more lessons, they're going to throw her into training again, because we have a horse show to get ready for.  She also said that I'm finally learning … Continue reading
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Lesson 8.4

M and Sammy Wednesday was another wonderful evening for horseback riding!  Most of the snow has melted (finally), and has created a soupy mess of the parking area at the barn.  I had to carefully make my way through the … Continue reading
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Sunday at the Barn & Pepper’s Feeling Under the Weather

What a great day for riding!  It was a little chilly in the morning, but not unpleasantly so.  When I arrived at the barn, everyone was crowded in front of Pepper's stall.  The old guy is not feeling well.  He … Continue reading
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Lesson 8.3 and the Big Decision

Bolstered by new antibiotics and a free sample of nasal spray, I headed off to the barn.  I probably should have stayed home and rested, but the weather was actually pleasant, and the lesson was only a half hour, so … Continue reading
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