Lunge Lessons

Lunge Lessons

There comes a time when every young horse must learn the fine art of spinning in circles. Today was Bling’s day. She said she already knew how and that she thought this game was boring. Enzo was introduced to some lunging last year, and when asked what he remembered,...
I Can Do It!

I Can Do It!

It doesn’t matter if we’ve been riding or not, Cam always begs for her turn. So when she comes for a visit and we’re already riding, there’s really no stopping her. Today, however, she decided she didn’t even need “the steps” to get up...
Back to Basics – and Lessons!

Back to Basics – and Lessons!

It’s been more than two years since my hips felt up for taking lessons. Each run of good days I had last summer was quickly squashed by bad ones, and despite really WANTING to haul out to my trainer, it just never happened. This summer, things are finally feeling...
Rain I Don’t Mind

Rain I Don’t Mind

After more than two years of not being able to ride seriously, being able to train again has been very exciting! While still very out of shape, it’s encouraging to plan about a show season again, and I’ve been anxiously awaiting the day I could “halt at X” once more....
Dabbling in Western Dressage

Dabbling in Western Dressage

Even though we’re quite dedicated dressage riders, we always love to try new things with our horses. And what’s better than being OCD while riding circles in a sandbox? Being OCD while riding circles in a sandbox while covered in BLING! Okay, not so much on the bling...