Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Scott Aug 19, 2013.
Establishing a Base for Movement
I got my lesson this week. I even trotted twice. Of course MJ was rather stiff at the beginning so we meandered around in 2-point for a minute or two while he warmed up with the help of all the far infra-red gear I put on him for my rides. He did OK during the ride but he most definitely did not feel like extending his walking stride so I contented myself with a…Continue
Posted on January 21, 2023 at 11:58am
Working on My Core Muscles
I did get a lesson this week on Wednesday with Debbie. I told her of my physical exhaustion from exercising too much on my Home Horse and that I would just be walking for my lesson.
MJ started off STIFF. Debbie told me that his leaser and her daughter rode him on Tuesday and I think he felt it in…Continue
Posted on January 14, 2023 at 11:20am
I Did Too Much for my MS
I have one personality trait that does NOT go well with having MS, I tend to be too ambitious for my own good. When I start physical work I try to start of sort of slow, but my ambition drives me to do just a little bit more, then a little bit more. This always ends up the same way, I get into a deep exhaustion and all progress comes to a screeching halt.…Continue
Posted on January 7, 2023 at 11:25am
Strengthening My Seat
I did not get to ride a real, live horse this week, my usual riding days started off in the low 20s F, the ring would have been frozen and we would have thought we were frozen solid in the cold wind.
At least now I have an alternative that exercises many of my riding muscles.…Continue
Posted on December 31, 2022 at 1:37pm
I Welcome My Home Horse
I apologize for my long absence. I had two rather boring lessons of the same old, same old, nothing new to discuss. During this time I learned about the Home Horse (http://www.homehorse.com/), I saved up enough money, and I bought one. It got here before the weather, either rain or COLD, interfered with my riding. My husband put it…Continue
Posted on December 24, 2022 at 11:26am