B. G. Hearns has not received any gifts yet
Sometimes it just feels as if we're not getting anywhere. Another beautiful autumn, the last show of the year goes by and the difference between this month and last month is hard to discern. It seems as if we're just inching forward. We're fighting a World War I battle, a titanic struggle over a few yards, at great cost and effort with nothing to show.
And there is…Continue
Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:00am — 1 Comment
Now we are in the refinement stage. Only scored 58.3% and placed 8th out of 8 at the dressage show last Sunday (17th Aug), so no decorations for the barn, but I am still deliriously happy because, in almost all other regards, everything went perfectly.
As anyone who has ever gone to any event can attest, there are always tasks to do, many must be in a certain order and by a…Continue
Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:00am
We had a marvelously successful show a couple of weekends back, a dressage show at Fox Run, near Cambridge. It wasn't our first show, we tried that back in '11 with a disastrous attempt at a short course event, but it was our first successful show and we achieved all our objectives and then some.
The objective was simple: do all the necessary preparations the week before,…Continue
Posted on August 5, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment
I let my friend R.M. have her first real horse ride on Oakley. It was a thrill and a pleasure for us both. Firstly, because, for years, we've had an ongoing argument:
"I know how to ride."
"No, you don't."
"But I've been on lots of trail…
Posted on May 18, 2014 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments