Monthly Archives: August 2007

Pic of the Day

Here's a pic of Blondie and me at the Ludington show (thank you, junior photog, Brooke!).  I think I'm really starting to get the hang of driving!  I just need to get her cranked back a little more, and I … Continue reading
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Pic of the Day

The weather was rather ominous, and as we were under a severe thunderstorm warning, I decided to postpone a visit to the barn until tomorrow.  Now that the rain is coming down hard and heavy, I think I made a … Continue reading
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Hangin’ with Harley

Harley in hunter mode The Morgan people are heading off to a show this week, so us Saddlebred people are on our own.  I made arrangements to ride Harley yesterday, and when I arrived at the barn, M was still … Continue reading
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Driver’s Ed – Fine Harness Style

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Sunday at the Barn – And Blondie’s New Accessories

Summer during the Freedom Class After a week of unrelenting rain, today dawned bright and clear.  You couldn't ask for a more perfect day.  Temps were very pleasant 70's, down from the muggy 90's we had been suffering through.  The … Continue reading
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Lesson 15 – Interrupted!

Last night, M asked if I wanted to ride Blondie, or have a jumping lesson on Jimmy.  It was a difficult choice, but I ended up picking the jumping lesson.  I trudged out to the pasture for the second time to … Continue reading
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Lesson 14

Yesterday was so hot and muggy!  After the fall-like weather for the previous few days, summer returned with a vengeance!  It was so humid, everything felt damp and sticky.  Yuck!  Including my horse!  She still had her blanket on, and … Continue reading
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Lesson 13

Monday dawned, dim and rainy.  Another fall-like day sandwiched in the middle of summer.  It rained all day, setting a record for accumulation in Metro Detroit, and causing flooding and power outages throughout the area.  Not mine, for change. I sloshed … Continue reading
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Sunday at the Barn – What happened to summer?

Today started out cold and rainy, and it looks like it's going to end like that.  What a crappy day.  It's only August, so it can't be fall yet, but it certainly seemed like it today. The morning started out … Continue reading
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Lesson 12

Friday, M asked what I wanted to do for my lesson.  I told her that I wanted to ride my horse!  She told me to get her ready and bring her out when I was finished. She then took Brooke … Continue reading
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