Monthly Archives: April 2008

First Show of the Season

Me and Blondie heading into class Disclaimer - Please ignore typos - I am too freaking tired to proofread this.  If there are glaring errors, please email me and I'll fix them.  Otherwise, please ignore them. So, the first show … Continue reading
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The Night Before the Show

I've been a little lax about updating, but I had a lot to take care of before I could depart on my little jaunt to Okemos. Here are the highlights from the last two lessons: Monday, the weather was beautiful, … Continue reading
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Countdown to the Show

Friday's lesson left me a little dissatisfied.  Blondie just kept pulling at her bridle, and would not set her head.  I think that I was more upset because last Sunday she was the next best thing to perfect, and now … Continue reading
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A Floating We Will Go

Since both of my girls saw the dentist today (even the step-pony, who had a wolf tooth removed), I rode Jimmy for the group lesson to give their mouths a chance to rest up.  I arrived early, so I could … Continue reading
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Prepping for the Show

The snow from Sunday morning all melted away, and it's starting to feel like spring again.  The parking area was a mushy, muddy mess when Jen and I headed into the barn for our lesson.  The chiropractor had been there … Continue reading
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I Thought it was Spring?

This morning I woke up to nasty, vile, tiny flakes of snow.  WTF?!  It's supposed to be spring!  What a terrible disappointment, as the ground slowly turned white.  Terrible! Horrible!  I'm sick of winter!  Die already! Wednesday, I rode Jimmy. … Continue reading
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Spring is in the Air

Wow, it seems like spring has finally arrived!  It was a beautiful day, with the sun shining merrily from the sky.  I was so excited to go riding in a t-shirt!  It's the simple things that really get me motivated.  … Continue reading
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Ah, Where to Start?

Wednesday's lesson was on Harley, because Blondie tried to buck D off earlier in the day.  He pulled out her show bridle, and she didn't want anything to do with it.  To say he was unhappy with her attitude is … Continue reading
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Things Not to Do Around Horses

Ah!  Yesterday was finally starting to feel like spring!  It was in the 50s, and very muggy.  Today is an extreme reversal, as the heavy winds are making it feel very cold, and the cloudy skies are bleak and gloomy.  … Continue reading
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