My Spicy Chestnut

My little chestnut mare. I love her, but oh my. Always an adventure with her. She’s still quite young and inexperienced and can still have her moments. After these past two months of total isolation - and somewhat to my surprise and delight - we’ve been doing so well together. I’ve been so proud of…

A Day With My Girl

Getting to know my mare Lexi is truly one of my life’s greatest joys. She’s like one of those people who shows their every thought and emotion on their face as they have it, though hers displays through a series of body language that I’m finally learning to read. I love her honesty. She’s such…

Horse Mom

We had a great ride last night! There’s just no feeling like being in tune with your horse. She was just wonderful last night. Sweet, willing, responsive and most importantly she was happy and we were having fun together. I do love my Lexi girl. The learning curve with horse ownership continues! My Lexi has…

Free Jumping

Life at the barn is always one delightful adventure after another! I’m always amazed by the ladies I’m fortunate enough to share time with there. Their energy and positive attitudes make it all sooo much fun for everyone. We spent Halloween there this year. What a fabulous way to celebrate! The little ones had a…

Soulful Sunday

Sunday at the barn is my chill time. After a busy week and dealing with all of life’s stressors - my Lexi time gets me rejuvenated and ready for the coming week ahead. It’s my mini vacation every week! Winter has arrived on the prairies. The temperatures have dropped in the negative double digits Celsius…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is truly one of my favourite holidays. It gives us a moment in our very busy routines to step back and realize how lucky we are. Today, first and foremost I am grateful for my children. I am blessed to watch them start families of their own and so proud of the wonderful parents…

Like Pieces of a Puzzle

It was an exciting week! Everything’s starting to come together for us. Lexi and I are in regular riding lessons (where it all began!) focusing on dressage and jumping with my coach: Tessa - Whitewood Equestrian As well we have regular groundwork lessons with our trainer: Jackie - Lovequine Therapy and Horsemanship. What I learn…

Breakthroughs

We had a great ride tonight! It was lesson night at the barn. After days of relentless rain and unseasonably cold temperatures all week, the sun finally shone tonight. It was a beautiful evening offering us the opportunity to lesson in the outdoor arena. Sugar was getting tacked up for their lesson when I arrived.…