Monthly Archives: July 2013

Grumpy Neuf

Neuf was decidedly grumpy tonight.  He’s been on a light schedule, he is 3 and it was HOT last week, so he had two rides, one was a light ride yesterday. Tonight, he was just grumpy.  He wanted to eat … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

The heat is oppressive this week!  I’ll be honest, it is a good week to go work in an air conditioned office building.  I have a mild summer cold I am fighting, which is making it hard to get up … Continue reading

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Pirouette Canter?!

After my lesson on Neuf, I put him away and it was Bali’s turn. Training is full of progress and periods of plateaus, where you are developing strength and improving things that are the basics. As I’ve progressed with Bali, … Continue reading

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Baby Horse Angst for Naught

Baby horses are a challenge, they are big and still learning to be solid citizens. It can require a bit of mental fortitude to get up the courage to take them on field trips, especially with a second horse, alone. … Continue reading

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It might be sticking!

What I’m learning that is! Bali is 9, I’ve had her since she was a yearling, and she got me my USDF Bronze last year. I am working on learning the skills and feel necessary to get my USDF Silver … Continue reading

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Three Lessons in one day!

On Sunday, I started out with a lesson on Chip, who is so awesome he has his own webpage! I am so happy I am able to take a lesson from time to time on a horse like Chip, because … Continue reading

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The Heathen goes to Camp Meeting

The Heathen, aka Neuf, had to go to Camp Meeting, where Young Horses are Saved. He has not yet found god, but he is studying the Good Book and is on the path to righteousness. Ashley got to play the … Continue reading

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