Category Archives: Tanqueray

A lovely fall day for riding

Today was just a lovely day for riding. After taking down the dressage ring in one pasture, it was time to ride. First up was Tanq. We started out in the ring, did some nice walk, trot and canter, a … Continue reading

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Ugh – still leaning to the outside

Why does it take so long to develop accurate propioception and muscle memory? I still feel like I’m sitting up straight and evenly when I’m weighting my outside more. I had a lesson on Bali today, and it was a … Continue reading

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Tanq wins money back!

Wow, this boy is doing nicely at the shows! I took him to his second combined test at Hunt Club Farms in Berryville, VA Beginner Novice (2’7″ jump course and a simple dressage test) and he got 3rd place, which … Continue reading

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Rock on Tanq! Seriously busy weekend-Blue is very pretty for ribbons!

This weekend was busy…not that I have any other kind. Horse show, home, strip 2 stalls, empty vacuum, blow aisle, show horse to prospective buyer, sweep stalls, rebed stalls, mow, inhale leftovers for dinner, zip to mall to use some … Continue reading

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Tanq goes for a dressage lesson

Normally Tuesday is lesson night, but due to a presentation on Equine Metabolic Syndrome (aka seriously fat horses and how to fix it) and a weather prediction for cats and dogs coming from the skies…I postponed to tonight. I decided … 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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Tanq – looks better than he felt

Since I am making these picture intense, Tanq gets another dedicated entry for Saturday’s ride. We were in the big outdoor at Foxcroft, which provides gorgeous background, which anyone reading saw with yesterday’s pictures. My expression is puzzling here…I have … Continue reading

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