Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Scott Aug 19, 2013.
One Day Better, One Day Worse
Last Sunday it started off cold, but then Shannon was late picking me up so it was warmer when I rode Cider.
When we got to Shannon's horses' stable yard Cider was happily standing, untied, with all her Fenwick and BOT neck and rump rugs draped over her. In the confusion of getting everything…Continue
Posted on November 27, 2021 at 11:12am
“I Want the YUMMY Hay!”
MJ has a fixation on timothy hay. He is outside in one of the grass paddocks that also has a big hay roll 24/7/365 so he always has something to eat. But to the refined tastes of MJ the hay in the big roll is inferior to the timothy hay from square bales. The stable workers spread flats from the timothy bales every day so the outside horses can get some, but MJ also…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2021 at 10:51am
Going Down a Rabbit Hole
Last Sunday it was COLD at Shannon's paddocks, when I stuck my head out I thought I would not need my winter jacket, but I was wrong, wrong, wrong.
The wind, sometimes gusting, made the shaded “stable yard” cold. Cider did not look very happy to be there and Shannon and Nancy had draped the various…Continue
Posted on November 13, 2021 at 9:30am
My Prescription—Ride Horses More!
Over a week ago I got to see my neurologist for our regular appointment. He gave me the usual soundness exam, and when I explained the term he agreed that I was “serviceably sound” for what I do in my life. He agreed that I am serviceably sound, and he actually prescribed more riding!!!! He understands my problems with keeping safe from Covid-19 at my lesson…Continue
Posted on November 6, 2021 at 10:45am
What Affects the Legs Can Affect the Back
When we got to Shannon's last Sunday Cider was all groomed, draped with the BOT and Fenwick ¼ sheets over her back, and all four exercise boots were on her legs (plus the Fenwick pastern wraps on her front legs.) Cider did not look completely happy, but hey, it was cooler and nippier, plenty of reason not to be…Continue
Posted on October 23, 2021 at 11:12am