Monthly Archives: November 2013

Weekly Roundup 11/10-11/16

Sunday 11/10: Sue pulled wraps, rode-walked for about a half hour. Monday 11/11: It’s snowstorm season, apparently? The only good thing about having a horse on stall rest: I don’t have to angst about her missing a day of turnout … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 11/3-11/9

Sunday 11/3: Rode the Pearl in the evening. In a somewhat-feeble-but-could’ve-been-even-more-so attempt to mix things up, tried to ask for a little leg yield back to the wall at the canter– and received a lead change. Whoops. I haven’t done … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 10/27-11/2

Sunday 10/27: Sue rides Monday 10/28: Kickass/asskicking lesson on Derbster. Had a bit of a minorly traumatic start because upon pulling him from his stall, discovered he was dribbling snot+grain out of his nose. Not something you want to see … Continue reading

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Lesson 10/28: Derby

Sarah is a traveling machine = ‘nother Derby lesson! Pretty sure the theme of this one was “kid, put your big girl pants on.” After watching us warm up for a bit, Christy was like OK. Dude. He is not … Continue reading

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Lesson 10/11: Pearl

Another lesson on my girl. I need to rewatch the videos with audio but I’m in a public place/don’t have headphones. The main take-home for the day was being able to regulate her rhythm with my seat– and her actually … Continue reading

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Lesson 10/9: Derby

For all my whining, I’m actually a pretty lucky gal when I make myself sit down in my metaphorical corner and think about it. Not only do I get extra horses to ride, but when Sarah goes out of town … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 10/20-10/26

Sunday 10/20: Sue rides Monday 10/21:┬áStarted off outside, but then it was getting dark + icky footing so had to move inside. We did get a little bit of pre-work cantering in on a circle where the footing was good. … Continue reading

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