Monthly Archives: September 2007

09/24/07 Pic of the Day

Little rodent guy from the Cleveland Zoo.  During a session break last year, we ran over to the zoo.  I was very impressed with the variety of critters housed there.  Lots of nocturnal animals that I have never seen before.  If … Continue reading
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Sunday at the Barn – Getting Ready for the Tour

Bailey, tackling the "bridge" Today was kind of a lazy day at the barn.  Since Blondie's not in training any more, and is on "vacation," we're on our own now so I can try to figure things out with her … Continue reading
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09/23/07 Pic of the Day

  Here's a training pic of Blondie from last year.  I love how she uses her ears!  It almost looks like she's having fun. I know better, though, and she'd much rather be in her stall, gobbling down her hay.
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09/22/07 Pic of the Day

  This is an older pic of Buu, pretending his annoying person is not holding a camera in front of his majestic face.  Notice the stoic expression.  He puts up with a lot of annoying behavior!
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Lesson 2.1

Spooky, and she doesn't look very happy! Woah! Wednesday night’s lesson was crazy! There were up to 9 horses of varying temperaments crammed into the indoor arena. Yikes! You can imagine the chaos during the canters, especially with one of the … Continue reading
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09/21/07 Pic of the Day

Horse, rider, trainer - look at the intensity washing over them in waves!  I'm usually so nervous at this stage, I look like I'm going to throw up!
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Lesson 20

  Late again on Monday’s lesson post; these 60 hour work weeks are killing me. After trotting for a bit, we concentrated on setting Blondie up for the canter. I have only been angling her head, and not her body, … Continue reading
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09/20/07 Pic of the Day

The best part of getting ready for a horse show - tail washing!  Sure glad I'm not standing back there!
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09/19/07 Pic of the Day

  Blondie, doing what she does best.  Standing still and looking pretty.
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09/18/07 – Pic of the Day

  Michigan gets one of its nicknames, the Wolverine State, from this crabby little guy.  He's just popping up here to indicate his displeasure with the M of U football team.  1 & 2 record so far?  It's going to … Continue reading
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