Showing posts with label conditioning. Show all posts
Showing posts with label conditioning. Show all posts
January 11, 2015

There Was Riding! Among Other Things...

I can't see you... Two horses in one day!! The Browner Orange One Ok, fine, be pedantic.  I long-lined Encore as he is due for ...

December 22, 2014

The Air Of Heaven…A Horse’s Ears…You Know How It Goes

Uh, no, THIS is my sacred duty, mom... Yesterday, I rode.  Three simple words, yet in the context of the past year, an extraordinary thi...

November 23, 2014

Misleading Marketing Madness: Lesson 1 – Horses Are Not Earthworms

*Disclaimer: you can thank insomnia for this one...and hold it responsible for any level of insanity*   That’s right, horse owners &...

October 22, 2014

Nutrition Reboot, Pt. III: A Much Updated Refueling Of The Tanks

The flying Tex! Before I continue with our reboot, I must give a shout out to my beloved Waredaca 3DE (it's so cool, even Colleen ...

October 18, 2014

Nutrition Reboot, Pt. II: Oxygen Optional

Alas, no credible reports have been filed on the location of eventer79-brain.  Even her horses are beginning to show suspicion.  However, Am...

June 21, 2014

Please Press Pause

Taken from the tractor seat... Letting the diesel idle, I pause the tractor on a berm in the top pasture.  It’s that quiet intermission ...

April 7, 2014

Carolina International: Video Wrap-Up

I think you gonna need some horse for this one... Yes, well, several weeks later -- as you all know too well, there is never a dull mome...

January 2, 2014

Are You Riding Your Horse Or Just Reacting To Him?

Well, everyone has ambitious lists for 2014 and lovely summaries of the past year & I have enjoyed reading each one ( although I am go...

December 3, 2013

That Other Horse Trial That We Mostly Did

You may flog me.  It was almost a month ago!  But hey, on the plus side, perhaps I can actually tell the story concisely now ( AHAHHAHAHA! )...

October 25, 2013

Waredaca On!

My spot for the day -- sun!  At Waredaca!!  Shock!! Endurance day:  check!  Even though it was cool outside, I hope a lot of riders le...

May 24, 2013

Climb Every Mountain

Neighbouring Grayson Highlands SP has feral ponies. With fuel prices up, bills to pay, time at a premium, and my bestest riding buddy wi...

May 18, 2013

There And Back Again

It feels like we’ve been away.  Lost in some nebulous pocket of time where we’ve been bouncing in circles, up and down the emotional roller...

April 16, 2013

Look, It's Hard Being Six People At The Same Time

So many posts that need writing, so little brainpower available to throw at them.  But there are exciting things coming up, I swear, includi...

January 30, 2013

I Have No Words

So you'll just have to read it yourself. You see, we have been busy.  Physical therapy is momentarily taking over my life, but I'v...

January 11, 2013

Silly People Pay To Traipse Through Mud; I Get That Pleasure For Free

Yeah, I never did get that whole "yay, let me pay you so I can roll in the mud and ice and get really dirty AND we can call it a race!!...