B. G. Hearns has not received any gifts yet
That is the phrase for the week, that I have heard from three different people: "He is not the same horse." It is a complement, and a vindication of all the careful work I've been doing for the past 5 years, and particularly the last one.
One friend who has not seen Oakley in over a year came up to watch me ride & do some simple figures. She doesn't know a lot about horses,…Continue
Posted on August 16, 2016 at 8:45am
It's been a good month. We started May off with a dressage competition and did very well. We took home a nice, red 1st place ribbon, although that almost doesn't count because the other competitors in my class never showed, but what does count is our score, which is the highest he's ever got, and if we'd got that score at two previous competitions would have won then, and would have had at least 2nd or 3rd place…Continue
Posted on June 12, 2016 at 7:30am
My dad used to say that anyone who cannot explain what they are doing so well that anyone can understand really doesn't know what they are doing.
No. That is wrong.
There are a great many people who know very well what they are about, yet who cannot explain anything very well at all. Knowing what you are…Continue
Posted on April 24, 2016 at 10:24pm — 1 Comment
"To an optimist, taking a step backwards after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's more like a Cha-Cha."
Seems like a great way to describe our progress, two steps forward, one step back. Sometimes two steps back.…
Posted on September 28, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment