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Second Place

Jigs and I have been practicing on cantering between obstacles.  Today we managed to pick up the canter from a standstill with little effort. Two years ago I would never have imagined we could do that. 225 more words

Responsible Horse Ownership

Obstacle Practice

Another stay-cation is over. Big Sigh.  I didn’t get much time to rest this week but did get a lot accomplished.  Most important, the house is sparkly clean- vinyl siding and roof. 184 more words


Regarding Grade Horses

Yesterday Jigs and I took 2nd place at a ACTHA Competitive Trail Ride!  We’ve been doing these rides off and on for a few years.  The first one we did we got 0 points for almost all obstacles. 189 more words


Mid Summer Blues

Summer has been awkward at best- full of kids, work, and not as much riding as I would like-different from the past few years. Circumstances change. 209 more words


Where do I begin?

Picture a tomboyish girl scrambling through the barbed wire fence with her older sister and her friends to a pasture filled with horses.  The memory blurred by the years to a recollection of solitary sojourns with these majestic creatures until the farm owners finally and forcefully shooed me away for good.   120 more words