I stumbled on some old pictures while looking for something else the other day. Oh Midas, memory lane! Before Midas, I rode and trained a cremello gaited large pony, and rode a retired show pony. Midas wasn’t the sole focus until 2013. 2011: Midas loved the Minstrel. Picked him out from afar and decided he… Continue reading throwback
I probably won’t get tired of trying to form fire into horses. This one is up on Redbubble, also.
Here follows lengthy ponderings on horse training. Because it’s something I think about. A lot. – In 2009 or 2010, I had a chance to take a few riding lessons while the horses were on schooling board at a different farm. The lessons mostly consisted of Midas tearing around the ring like a freight train… Continue reading Training horse or rider
I started working on designs for a painted boot, and ended up really loving the fox I painted for practice. Now, you can love the fox, too. Available on a variety of products at Redbubble and Society6.
Originally published in 2014 on my other blog. This spring and summer I rode my burly foxhunter, Midas, through fields performing the one-rein stop every 10 steps or so in order to, 1) learn the thing, and 2) not be bolted with. Now we have pretty well mastered the maneuver as taught by Clinton Anderson… Continue reading Why the one-rein stop is great
If you have a tack shop, a coffee shop, a restaurant, a house, a tack room, a spare wall anywhere, I’ve got cool stuff for you to buy. Some of my favorite shots are now up in my Redbubble shop, paying tribute to foxhunting and the fine sport of eventing.