Tag Archives: canter

Shameless Plug

In my spare time (haha I have so much of that), I moonlight as a volunteer for CANTER. For those of you unfamiliar with the organization, the acronym stands for Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex Racehorses. CANTER Chicago has … Continue reading

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That post got too long so here is the rest of my update

I found another thing to ride, sort of. A pony at the barn where many of my friends moved to in the Great Exodus of 2014 needs a rider, and guess who is pony sized? Pony has spots so is … Continue reading

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Compromise

Pearl is historically Just Not That Into Water. Last time I tried to fix it aka coax her into a body of water so I could tell her she’s a good girl and get right back out, I almost drowned … Continue reading

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Just a herd of happy horses

Mr. Eliot moved to Not-So-Broken Pony Land on Friday! I was really intrigued to see what would happen when we added another gentleman to the herd, since Pearl and Tucker have long since settled into their own routine. Once they … 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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