Monthly Archives: April 2009

Show Wrap-up

This horse show was just brutal in terms of getting anything else done during the show.  The storms yesterday brought the pace of the show to a screeching halt, too, and it took forever for the evening session to wrap … Continue reading
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Afternoon Session

The name the of the game this afternoon was rain, rain, rain.  It just poured at around 1pm, then it was touch and go after that.  It rained so much that the classes were warming up in the arena because … Continue reading
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Morning Session

The morning session was freaking crazy.  M and Zoe almost missed their class, and then Laurie got confused and had to get dressed in about 3 minutes.  Fun times all around.  Zoe was extremely flustered by having to rush, and … Continue reading
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Quick Update from the Show

It is way past my bedtime, so here is the quick version of tonight’s events. Tonight was the first time that I would be riding Nyk at a real show.  Things are always crazy the first night of a show, … Continue reading
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Quick Post from the Staybridge Suites

Checked into the Staybridge Suites with little effort, though the only employee at the check in desk had to keep answering the phone.  Kind of annoying but I’ve had to deal with worse. I’m very impressed with the room.  There … Continue reading
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Riding Clinic & Prepping for the Show

Sunday we had a riding clinic at the barn.  Another trainer came out and shared some of her show secrets.  I have to confess that I wasn’t too thrilled at the beginning, which covered the secret of the perfect bun.  … Continue reading
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Getting Ready for the Show

The first show of the season is next weekend, so we are getting prepped for it.  Show bridles are back on stall doors, and Nyk’s tack came in, so he has a nice, shiny new bridle and girth.  Why are … Continue reading
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Waiting for the Games to Begin

Show season is fast approaching, and that means lots of work trying to get ready for it.  Winter returned briefly last weekend, and I hope that it’s gone for good before the show.  It’s not much fun sitting around when … Continue reading
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Obstacles are Nothing!

Last week was a rather hectic week, so here’s a quick update - The chiropractor was out on Wednesday, and both of my ponies were out of commission for a few days afterwards.  Blondie was especially messed up, and she … Continue reading
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