Monthly Archives: August 2008

Twinkle Twinkle Go the Boots

Ritz, trotting in a straight line The most exciting thing about the lesson last night was probably Karen's new splint boots for Sharpes.  They are appropriately tacky, being red, white, and blue with embroidered shooting stars and blinky lights.  If … Continue reading
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The Biggest Flower Evar!

Today, one of my co-workers brought me the biggest flower evar!  I have never seen a flower as large as this outside of the botanical gardens, but since I spend most of my time in a barn or in front … Continue reading
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Another Day, Another Pony

Yesterday, A had mentioned that I was going to be riding Moose today.  I didn't stop and wonder why I was going to be riding Moose today, but it turns out that there was, indeed, an ulterior motive.  Whenever all … Continue reading
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Indian Springs Metro Park

We were supposed to go to the zoo today.  That was before I was reminded that the Dream Cruise is this weekend.  In light of the madness that usually accompanies that event, we decided to stick a little closer to … Continue reading
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Uneventful, Just the way I like it

M is sick, so my Friday lesson was postponed to this morning.  That gave me time to run a few errands after work, and to pick up some groceries.  Friday night is not a good time to pick up bananas, … Continue reading
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Watch Out for that Tree!

Very uneventful lesson tonight.  A was in charge because M had a class again.  I rode Classi, and though she wasn't spooky at all, she wasn't very sharp, either.  Maybe because I walked her around for about 20 minutes before … Continue reading
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The Back Gate – Again!

What is the deal with my ponies?  Actually, since I'm not leasing Classi anymore, I can't really call her my pony, but I still have a lingering fondness for her, and old habits die hard.  For the horses, too, I … Continue reading
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An Unexpected Encounter

Today was Target day.  We usually go to Target once a month to stock up on water and other supplies.  Even with our water softener, the water here is undrinkable, unless you enjoy downing glasses of orange, rusty liquids. Ugh. … Continue reading
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Watch out for that Gate, Revisited

Ritz, warming up for her class Last night's lesson was all about trying to desensitize Blondie to the back gate.  Again.  I am beginning to wonder if she is suffering from Alzheimer's.   M mentioned that the size of her eyes … Continue reading
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Sputtering Along on Diesel

Sammy, doing his thing, which mainly consists of kicking dirt all over his driver M is taking a class for the next few nights, so A was in charge of the lesson.  I asked if I could ride Diesel, thinking … Continue reading
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