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.…

Today the sun shone brightly and there was a slight breeze when I arrived at the barn. The temperature was a comfortable seventeen degrees Celsius, perfect for riding outdoors. It seems early in the season, but the air was crisper and smelled fresher, distinctly signalling the onset of autumn. Lexi was in the far paddock…

Friday Night Fun

I can't imagine a better way to spend a Friday night. It was a beautiful Summer evening at the barn tonight. The sun shone with a light breeze, just enough to keep the temperature perfectly comfortable and the mosquitoes at bay. It never fails that each time I go to see my girl I still…

Happy Canada Day!

We had a fun filled day to celebrate Canada Day at Timberwind Stables. The weather was very Canadian but it didn't dampen the spirits or festivities for all of us horse lovers! Here are some highlights of the day. Alanna and Duchess Mackenzie and Jett Hamster the donkey - it didn't take long to fall…

Possibilities

I'm learning there are endless possibilities in the horse world! This year we are exploring some of them! We've started regular groundwork lessons focusing on liberty training. My riding coach has started working with us on learning dressage. With all of the possibilities opening up I'm even considering breeding Lexi at some point to have…

Tribute to My Boy

This poem was posted by Carl Hester today when he lost his beloved horse Peanuts. As it was also very fitting for me today, I am sharing it with you as a tribute to my beloved companion Hershey whom I will dearly miss. Author unknown Hershey - Forever Loved and Dearly Missed

Sunday at the Barn

There is nothing better than a Sunday at the barn! I had the whole afternoon to spend with my girl. She was a little revved up when I arrived. There was a new pony working in the sand arena beside Lexi and Sugar's paddock. The girls were pretty excited to see a new face and…

Spring Spa Day

Lexi and I were fortunate to participate in a spring spa day at Timberwind over the long weekend. She looks and feels fabulous after her bath! I arrived at the barn just as our barn manager had finished with Adar. He looked so handsome grazing out in the grassy area with his shiny clean coat.…