Monthly Archives: August 2013

Weekly roundup 8/25-8/31

Sunday 8/25:┬áIt’s Summer Weather: The Sequel. No thanks. I can’t believe it’s been a whole week since I last rode the mare…so nice to have a shareboarder so I don’t have to worry about her going nuts with no work/losing … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup 8/18-8/24

(I’m gonna post these at the beginning of the week to keep me on track and then edit as necessary, so check back! Please!) Sunday 8/18: Finally sunny and Pearl’s tail is gross, so I’ve had grand plans to wash … Continue reading

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Pearl’s broodmare career

Right, so apparently I go a little nuts when I don’t see horses for three days. Mental note…even if Sue is riding I can still go out and visit Miss Mare. Need to plan such things better. In lieu of … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 8/11-8/17

Sunday 8/11: Sue’s first unsupervised shareboard ride. Got a nice “had a terrific ride!” text, so lots of warm fuzzies. Go mare go. Tuesday 8/13: To make up for last summer’s “welcome to Chicag-izona” this summer has been fabulous riding … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup

Not much else to report, but I need to get in the habit of posting every week, so I gotta. Pearl had a date with the farrier this weekend. Since she was sound for the first year+ I owned her, … Continue reading

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Another reason I have the best mare

You’ll hear me talk a lot about people calling Pearl “crazy.” I can’t stand it when people try to make themselves look like better riders because oh man what a crazy horse they ride aren’t they so great, so that’s … Continue reading

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Lesson 2: Breakthrough

So then on 8/7, we had a lesson that made me go “wow, maybe we really can do this.” I am probably one of the least self-confident people in the entire world, on or off a horse, so my internal … Continue reading

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