Category Archives: Pesky Back

Sometimes it is a physical issue…

For the rider! For years I have been struggling with my hands, to make them quieter.  I have done yoga, massages, chiropractic, holding onto straps, the whip over my thumbs, everything, and while there has been improvement, there is still … Continue reading

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Naughty Neuf Nips

Neuf got yesterday off, but today, it was back to riding. Yesterday, he made a grave, baby horse mistake and in his mouthiness, got a pinch of skin, so he was pretty convinced that I was going to kill him, … Continue reading

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Chiropractic work followed by a lesson

I’ve got some back issues, I think most of them stem from age, and probably all the arthritis that shows up in xrays, there are a few bulging discs, blah blah, but anyway, it feels worse when I do nothing…or … Continue reading

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Another fun pairs race – Orange County Hunt

Now that I work with someone who fox hunts, I get reminders that there is a pairs race on the upcoming weekend. This time, we had a trio, Suzy & Romeo, Suzy & Taxi, and myself on Tanqueray. Yes, we … Continue reading

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The Archives 6/8/09 – 11/20/09 Sparkle

6/8/09 So, I need to work on my nerves and “I suck” attitude. ::) 😛 It is ridiculous that I get nervous for dressage shows…more so than for jumper shows. I get a bit nervous for jumping, but I get … Continue reading

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The Archives 5/7/09-6/3/09

5/7/09 Last night I had another lesson with Sonya, but this time, she wanted to ride Bali. She wanted to see how she felt and get her going nicely so I could get on and feel it. I got there … Continue reading

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Addressing the Core weakness

I’ve been getting more and more annoyed with my weak left leg, so after last night’s lesson, where I was seriously struggling to keep my left leg doing what my brain said, I decided to implement a bit of a … Continue reading

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