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Has it really been a month since I’ve posted anything? Wow I am no bueno at this blogging thing.

On a happier note, I got the chance to ride in Park City over the weekend, and let me tell you it was a blast! 253 more words

Mountain Biking

A little walk (and jump) through the woods

Breezy and I took a little trip to the woods with Wendy and Rain. This was not our usual walk through the woods…

Here’s what Breezy and I usually do: 412 more words


Buffy’s Believe It…Or Not

So I have been very fortunate to have a lovely and talented horse as part of my “herd” for 9 years now. I have to admit, when I was searching for a horse at the time, I was originally looking for something different than what I decided upon. 1,295 more words


Teach your horse to cross water!

When you’re riding out on trail, it’s very common to cross small stream along the way. To a horse, water looks much different than ground—it moves, it makes noise and may shimmer, reflects the surroundings and moves in a way that may confuse a horse. 90 more words

40 Trail Riding Tips

Trail riding is an excellent way for riders and horses to bond and work on communication aids in a new environment.

Trail riding is an opportunity to strengthen the bond with your horse by overcoming new obstacles together and encountering situations not found in an arena setting.  1,066 more words

Three H's - Hot, Humid, Hazey

Summer hasn’t given up yet.  The H’s are here and the horses are sweating mud standing in the shade – we had to rinse them off before saddling since you can’t brush wet mud.  401 more words


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