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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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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 9/22-9/28

Sunday 9/22: Sue rides. She called me on the way over because I guess Pearl’s been snotty about bridling for her lately? Told her how to buckle the halter around her neck so she could stay in crossties for the … Continue reading

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Lesson the third (9/10/13)

I’m going to make a concerted effort not to start every lesson post with a whine about how I should lesson more often. I get stuck because I always feel like I haven’t done my homework if we haven’t nailed … 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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Lesson The First

On 7/23, I had my First Ever Dressage Lesson On My Own Horse. The goal was pretty much to assess where we’re at, so we can see where we’re going. The gist: we’re hunters. I’ve ridden for a good amount … Continue reading

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