Monthly Archives: February 2017

Neuf’s Ribbon Collection Grows

  Today, was a local schooling show at Swan Lake.  It was chilly, but fun!!!  I rode in the .90 meter division, we got 2nd in the first class (with a jump off) and due to an unlucky rail, only … Continue reading

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Lift those withers!

Bali is very happy to pull herself around, with her front legs, on the forehand.  That large engine back there is for looks only, it doesn’t need to actually do any work, right? In my long, slow path to a … Continue reading

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Lead changes on the Treadmill?

I use my treadmill to keep my cardio up, I figure if my horses have to be fit, I need to be fit as well, and I don’t want to be the one who is gasping for air, begging for … Continue reading

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Three Days…Four jumping lessons

Last week had a few LONG days at work, so that meant I could leave a bit early on Friday, to get a lesson on Neuf, in the uncharacteristically spring-like weather. Friday’s lesson consisted of working on me being able … Continue reading

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Neuf Nailed It!

I took Neuf to another VHSA Associate schooling show today.  This time, the plan was to do 2’9″-3’0″, low jumpers.  I did one round in the 2’6″-2’9″ division, unjudged as a warmup, because I still feel better going over the … Continue reading

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Jumping the Neufenstein!

I have been lax about writing down my Neuf lessons.  He’s back with Martin for Feb/Mar, for the indoor!!!  I miss having him at home, because I only ride him 3x a week when he’d over there, but Martin rides … Continue reading

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A Glimmer of Possibility

The stars aligned for a lesson with Inga today.  I needed it!  Cliff notes for me, so I remember what to focus on for the next few rides. I seem to be leaning a bit and weighting my right seatbone … Continue reading

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