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Rider improving – horse tiring

Piedmont Jumper Classic – Day 3 I checked the schedule and entries were even lighter than Friday, so I headed over at 9:20 a.m. They were still in the Low Adults, but the Take 2 TBs were the same course, … Continue reading

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Found Forward – lost way

Piedmont Jumper Classic – Day 2 I’d shifted my work schedule around, I’d put in that I was going to be out of office, but would possibly come in, since it was a local show, so I could still stay … Continue reading

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Riding with the handbrake on

Neuf at Piedmont Jumper Classic – Day 1 The plan was to do one class in the .90 meter on Thursday, one at 1.0 meter following, then do the Low Amateur Adults (1.0 meter) the next three days. I felt … Continue reading

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Dressage lesson & jumping show

Today, I was ambitious! I had a dressage lesson with Inga over at my friend’s farm, and a boarder also brought her horse for a lesson, then Neuf needed to get out, and there was a jumper show over in … Continue reading

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Neuf – Warmblood Retriever

Show report below, but I’m most pleased that Neuf has finally figured out how to hand me fly masks, from the ground, when I’m in the saddle!  We were so close a couple of weeks ago, I didn’t mess with … Continue reading

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Jumping more sticks

I had an early jumping lesson this morning before work.  I hadn’t taken Neuf out since our super, fun, Fisher-Price “My first XC school” on the 4th of July. After Neuf’s lovely ride on Saturday, Sunday was a decent ride, … Continue reading

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Intention…and playing with my pony

I have been reading a book recently, and it has reminded me that intention matters. It isn’t a riding book, but a book about leadership, which, when you think about it…riding is about leadership, so maybe it is a riding … Continue reading

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