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Throw back to some snapshots from Summer. I’m having a hard time quantifying our progress this year, maybe partly due to not going to a horse show and falling off, like I usually do as a report card. Probably our biggest thing is that we haven’t used a bit since March–and wouldn’t you know, he… Continue reading this is us
Riding double has never been his thing. But he tolerates it. Especially when one of them is really small.
It’s so fun to have horses turned out together that like each other, and are herd equals, so the nips and bruises are at a relative minimum. Though, Charlie thinks it’s ALWAYS his turn to come out.
I never know when a new horse is going to show up at the barn. Stryker turned up a couple months ago, unexpected by everyone, but fits right in. Story goes, our barn manager had been planning for a long while to get a thoroughbred to race, got one all picked out, picked up, and… Continue reading Thoroughbred
I’ve started teaching the seven year old how to work Midas in hand. It was time. We’ve practiced leading before, and it’s always been a bit of a struggle for her to not run ahead, or perpetually circle left because she wasn’t comfortable with how close he is when you lead properly. He’s docile as… Continue reading groundwork for littles
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