Horse Addict

Are you one of those people that typically hates shopping?I'll do most anything to avoid it. My wardrobe will attest to it. But when it comes to horse stuff I can't explain what comes over me! I could buy horse related items incessantly! There is very little available where I live, but the Internet makes…

OOPS!!

Well I bit the bullet and registered for our first show! My coach organized an extra practice at a jumping facility here in town. She hauled the horses in and I booked a vacation day from work to attend. It was exciting to get an opportunity to jump a full course! Lexi and I got…

Feeling Fine!

We are back! It's been a month of struggles. My girl was reluctant to canter to the right and was hesitant at the jumps. It could have easily been misconstrued as behavioural, but when my coach got on her we quickly determined she may need a chiropractor. She had two treatments total, two weeks apart,…

To Show Or Not To Show

That is indeed my current question of the day. There is a show that is being organized locally for next month. It's a fabulous opportunity to participate. I attended a jumping clinic in May organized by the same great group. They had mentioned they would be organizing a show for August. In May my thoughts…

Back on Track

Well my girl seems to be getting back on track. I went out Sunday just to spend some time with her. We had a lovely morning. She was easy to catch, which is her normal. I put her halter on and we headed down to the arena. We walked around, slowly incorporating circles, winding inward…

Riding Bareback

  It's been a week of ups and downs in the horse world. The bad news is my Lexi Girl is having some back trouble. The good news is my coach Tessa was on the ball in diagnosing the issue. We were having difficulty last Thursday, our ride wasn't going well. Tessa offered to get…

Loving Life

My Lexi girl was full of vim and vigor tonight! Ripping around kicking up her heels and playing with the other horses! It was a nice cool evening when I arrived tonight with just a sprinkle of rain. We stood under the awning for a bit watching the horses and waiting for the weather to…