This year I have decided that I will be participating in the infamous No Stirrup November, but I am not dropping the irons for every ride for the entire month. My legs would probably fall off if I tried that. (Fun fact: Axcent has the BOUNCIEST trot on the planet, making NSN that much moreContinue reading “No Stirrup November: Week One”
Closing my fingers on the reins has never been a huge issue for me, especially not over fences. As a self-recognized “holder” I am more likely to have a vice grip on the reins instead of open fingers. So when I found myself in the emergency room with what I thought was a dislocated pinkyContinue reading “Ponies, Practice, and Pinkies”
Have you ever had one of those days when you have so much free time that you don’t know what to do with yourself? I don’t get them very often, but last weekend was my first weekend off from IHSA shows in a month and I could finally get a real two day weekend. SoContinue reading “A Day at the Park”
For me, it is never really spring until that first ride back outside. After being cooped up in an indoor for five months, the only thing I want to do is ride in the sun and warmth. And that is exactly how I planned to spend my Saturday last weekend.
The only time I am thankful for New England’s crazy weather is when 50 degree weather is dropped on us in the dead of winter. Two weeks ago I was piling on the the heavy weight blankets so the Prince wouldn’t freeze with hairy horse buns off, while last week I was ready to stripContinue reading “A Warm Winter Sunday”