I realized it has been about five months since I updated everyone on Ax and The Mystery Lameness of 2017, meaning I left off saying I had an unrideable horse and no plans for the future other than keeping said horse sound. Spoiler alert: Thankfully, Ax is now rideable and we are trudging through rehab. Continue reading “Rehabbing is Hard | Ax Update”
After a summer of staying on property and plodding around the outdoor, I was super excited to join a group of riders that were attending a fall hunter pace right around the corner from the barn. Sadly, my enthusiasm was short-lived.
Ax is your stereotypical Warmblood gelding—big and dopey. While I often joke that not much goes on in his little brain inside his tiny head, I imagine his thoughts are entirely about food, being lazy, and being distracted by shiny objects. I love him, but he isn’t exactly the sharpest crayon in the box.
Welcome to Ax’s inner monologue.
After such a gross horse show the weekend before, a hunter pace was just what Ax and I needed to have some fun while we are stuck in this awful rut. This one was rumored to have small, adult ammy-friendly jumps and some pretty views, so Ax and I jumped at the chance to go—literally. Continue reading “BSTRA Spring Hunter Pace”