Monthly Archives: March 2008

Sunday’s Lesson and Half a Horse

Today's lesson dawned cold and frosty, once again.  I think the temps are finally supposed to start going up this week.  I'd be happy with 40s!  It was cold enough that poop steamed, but little miss twinkle toes didn't get … Continue reading
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The Show

Ok, I won't lie - this show sucked.  I was in two classes, and Harley and I were 5th out of 5 both times.  I thought I rode well, but the other horses were mainly more compact and speedier Morgans.  … Continue reading
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Last Week’s Lessons

It's been a busy week again, so here is a brief recap of the weekly lessons, which took place in temperatures much to cold for spring! Wednesday night was a full group lesson, and I rode Blondie.  After a little … Continue reading
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I Guess You Had to be There

Monday's lesson was taught by A.  Jen was scheduled to ride Doc, and I was up on Harley.  It felt weird riding him again after riding Blondie pretty much exclusively.  This outing was a laugh a minute, and I don't … Continue reading
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Happy Easter!

What do I love most about the holidays?  The fact that hardly anyone goes to the barn, that's what!  I was able to ride Blondie and Glory today! It is cold again, if you have been paying attention to me … Continue reading
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Is It Really Spring?

A man and my horse Friday's lesson was most notable, not for the lesson itself, but for the snow that was dumped across the state that evening.  I headed off to the barn in a snowy drizzle, and left to … Continue reading
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Way Too Fast

I bet her feet don't slide through her stirrups! Ahgh! I am getting a little frustrated with myself and my horse.  All of a sudden, our slow, collected canters have devolved into frantic gallops around the arena, and I don't … Continue reading
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What Happened to Spring??

Summer, taking a walk on the wild side Sunday was cold, so I had to dig out my thermals again.  What happened?  It was supposed to start warming up!  It was about 29 degrees when I got up, much better … Continue reading
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A Quick Update

Wednesday's group lesson was uneventful, except for the cantering portion.  Once again, my moody mare leapt into the canter and took off like a bat out of hell.  I think that she's getting mad at me because I am making … Continue reading
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Starts and Stops

The weather finally seems to be improving! It was about 35 degrees when we left work and headed out for our lesson. I decided to just use 2 hand warmers, and it turned out that I was too warm with … Continue reading
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