Fortune Favors the Bold

This weekend, specifically Sunday, was just a really really really good time. Saturday wasn’t super exciting because I worked all day, but I did get to go play with my favorite fat hunter at the barn while his mommy was out of town. I wasn’t planning to go to the barn originally, so Val got Continue reading

Couples Therapy

After what was, truthfully, a rough few interactions that left me feeling not so in love with my horse–including almost getting kicked/kneed/squished when trying to clip Val’s legs– we were due for some easy, happy stuff. That first came in the form of an easy hack out Continue reading

Feeling Inspired

As I’m sure most of you already knew, the George Morris Horsemastership clinic took place last week, and USEF was awesome enough to put the full length videos of each session on their website for free, regardless of whether you’re a member.**Sorry y’all, that literally JUST changed.** (You can find those here.) If you haven’t already, I highly recommend watching them when you get the chance by the way. Continue reading

I Love My Pony: A Lesson Recap

Remember how I mentioned it’s been hard to get any real consistency going lately? Well. Case in point: when I checked my planner to figure out how many lessons I’ve had in the last couple of months, I realized I have had 0. My last lesson was October 2nd. It hasn’t been for lack of trying, I promise. But every time I tried to do a lesson Continue reading

How much is that llama in the window?

I mentioned in my last post that Val was a bit of a terror to ride two weeks ago. (Also, I am leetle behind, sorry!). He just would not relax at all for me, he was chomping like crazy on his bit, and I couldn’t get him to soften his jaw at all. Continue reading