Monthly Archives: January 2014

Holding steady

Inga was up from Florida for lessons!  Yay.  We started at 7:30 and the rain was kind enough to mostly hold off, a bit of a soft rain, but not too bad and it wasn’t cold (for January in Virginia!). … Continue reading

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Elusive Confidence over Fences

Day three in Southern Pines, NC was good.  Except my confidence went walkabout near the end of the lesson. We’d gone out and were taking the boys through a gymnastic grid, built up from poles on the ground, adding until … Continue reading

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2013 Ride Statistics

Happy 2014!  The annual summary for riding at TerraOasis farm. I rode less this year, and gave up tracking days off. I just did not keep up with that extra tally, and since Suzy did the tallying in the truck … Continue reading

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The Neck Strap

It helped! Allie loaned me a neck strap to try out in our lesson today. It was really helpful. I was able to pull to my hearts content on the neck strap and not Neuf’s mouth. We jumped HUGE fences! … Continue reading

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North Carolina New Year’s Lessons

I have become fond of starting out my New Year of riding with vacations. It all started in 2006 with a riding vacation in Amsterdam, and then in 2007 and 2008, a trip to ride with friends at Denny Emerson’s … Continue reading

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