Feeling Thankful

As so many are celebrating Thanksgiving today, it seems fitting that I too am feeling exceptionally thankful today. I've had some hurdles since my injury. The physical aspects seemed the most concerning initially. However as the physical injury healed I was left with a little anxiety feeling a bit vulnerable as I was now acutely…

Quality Time

As the long dark cold days of winter are now upon us it is such a pleasure to have my Lexi to brighten my evenings! She is settling into her new surroundings beautifully and we are loving having the use of the indoor arena. It's now dark by the time I finish work. Tonight was…

The Learning Curve

Ahhh the dreaded learning curve. I've learned that it doesn't matter how old you get, learning something new still has its challenges! Whether it's learning to play an instrument and having to listen to the ungodly sounds you're producing as you struggle to hit the right notes. Or learning to ski and finding you spend…

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…