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A Bit About Me and my Horse(s)
I rode for a number of years as a teenager, then circumstances changed, and I couldn't.
Then, a few years back, circumstances changed back and I started riding again. Summer 2011, I had the most marvelous opportunity offered to me and now have a 15.2 HH Quarter Horse. In the first year, I learned more about horses than all the previous years, put together.
Since then, my riding skills have improved dramatically, thanks to a challenging horse and excellent instruction.
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The Oakley Diaries 38 - The End of Our Beginning

   We did a dressage competition at the Royal Canadian Riding Academy last Saturday. We were riding the 2019 USEF Training Level Test 2. For the first time, a test result that came back and I'm quite happy with everything on it. The judge, I was told afterwards, judges FEI competitions, and has a reputation for marking hard and being picky, so it…

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Posted on February 21, 2019 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

The Oakley Diaries 37 - The Important Effect of a Subtle Change in Posture

  Despite all I've read about how to position oneself in the saddle, and despite my best effort to follow advice, it is still easy to mis-understand, and easier still to slip into poor posture.

  So, re-reading the advice for beginners in the EC handbook, and re-reading Sally Swift's definitive work, and discussing it with my coach while doing my usual, strenuous riding without stirrups, we came to two observations, viz., that the stirrup bars and flaps of the standard European riding…

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Posted on December 24, 2018 at 12:21am — 1 Comment

The Oakley Diaries 36 - Strong Legs

   It astounds me, as I comb through back issues of magazine articles, online articles, and books on equitation, the degree to which I now find myself adding a mental asterisk to almost every exercise and lesson, especially whenever it mentions "quiet seat" or "keep the hands/legs quiet" or some such: *if you have enough leg strength.

  That little aspect rarely, if ever, get mentioned; it gets glossed over, in fact by almost everyone. Even Clinton Anderson, in his videos…

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Posted on August 24, 2018 at 8:04am — 1 Comment

The Oakley Diaries 35 - March Was a Good Month of Training

  As training went, March was pretty good.

  I got some stuff cleaned up around the arena that has been bugging me for a while. There is still a massive amount more to do, but almost all of the broken jump stands are now either repaired or removed, all of the broken poles have had the jagged parts cut off so they can be used as ground lines, or likewise trashed.

  The top bars on the jumps have been raised another hole, so that we are now jumping over obstacles about mid-thigh…

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Posted on April 4, 2018 at 5:56pm — 1 Comment

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At 1:16pm on March 22, 2016, Gary Glaser said…
At 9:00am on March 10, 2016, Gary Glaser said…

Good Day BG

We are about to start a new year, If you wanted to get back into re enacting now would be a good time, Let me know.

Gary Glaser

At 7:50pm on February 21, 2014, Gary Glaser said…

Hello Bruce

Just a gently nudge as a new year is hear and we have been receiving quite a few invitations starting in the spring. We even have the chance to participate with our friends in the 6th Ohio Cavalry in the Pegasus Parade in Louisville prior to the Kentucky Derby. Not sure any of our members will be gong, but it would be something.

Hope to hear from you and hoping more to ride by your side.

 

Gary

At 7:30am on August 29, 2013, Gary Glaser said…

 

Hope to be able to ride by your side soon, We have one more event on this side of the Border , the weekend of Sept 20 in Otterville, just outside of Simcoe. A small very friendly event, if you wanted to come out and camp with us, let me know. For next year drill usually starts in April. So far for next year we are planning a one night campain style on the Friday to camp for Sat. morning,

Hope to see you out.

Gary

At 9:34am on August 28, 2013, Gary Glaser said…

Hello BG

It was nice to have finally met you.

 

Gary

At 2:28pm on August 21, 2013, Gary Glaser said…

Some of the 9th Cavalry will be at  Country Heritage Park Milton this weekend 

Gary

At 12:53pm on April 26, 2013, Gary Glaser said…

May 10/11 maybe 12  401 North up Guelph line

 

May 25 may 26 Country Heritage Park Milton

 

Let me know and I will give you the exact addresses and more info

You can e mail me directly at sgtgaryglaser@hotmail.com

Thanks

Gary

At 11:42am on April 25, 2013, Gary Glaser said…

Good Day BG

We are about to start a new year, If you wanted to get back into re enacting now would be a good time, Let me know. We have drill set up for 2 weekends in May in the Milton area if you wanted to come out.

Gary

At 3:20pm on August 31, 2012, Luisa Hearn said…
Hi yeah had a look :-) thought it was cool especially as we have similar last names! i keep my horse in aylesford :-) not sure if youve heard of that area? :-)
At 7:36am on November 22, 2011, Gary Glaser said…

Hey that’s great, If you ever want to get back, please look me up. In the mean time check this you tube out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBCgFdTWLx4. Hey next time you drill let me know I would like to see and may be try out.

Gary

 
 
 

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