Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Scott Aug 19, 2013.
Cider Finally Gives Me What I Want
For the last few years Cider has had problems going down-slope. This was very obvious on one side of the ring next to the fence, she would increase her flinching, slow down and pick her way carefully down the slope. She was not happy about it but she is a good mare and did her best to obey my aids even when her front leg joints protested.…Continue
Posted on November 21, 2020 at 12:34pm
Nothing Much Happening
Except for a good bit of rain and being sort of sick.
I did get a few rides in, fortunately, though I did not have much endurance because of whatever it was that I had. I even got two lessons with Debbie!
The first lesson, on MJ of…Continue
Posted on November 14, 2020 at 10:25am
Sogginess and Wind Gusts
This week we had to deal with the outlying rain bands of Tropical Storm Zeta, and then the storm itself came through. The river is full, the creeks are full, and the earth goes squish when we walk on it.
I got Debbie for my teacher this week. She has been busy the last few weeks getting herself and…Continue
Posted on October 31, 2020 at 11:08am
Cider Said “Yes”!
When I called Shannon last Saturday night to see if I could ride on Sunday I excitedly told her that I finally had a double bridle made up for Cider. I asked if I could introduce Cider to it, and Shannon said yes! She told me she had never used a double bridle herself, and had not used one on a horse, and she was eager to see how it all worked. I warned her we would probably…Continue
Posted on October 24, 2020 at 10:26am
Sam Agrees About my Lower Leg
I just got my lesson in this week since we have been having plentiful rain at times.
Debbie was going off on a trail ride when I got to the stable so Tercel was out in the hall. I went up to say hi to him, and Debbie told me he had turned 20 years old. Apparently, from what Debbie has told me,…Continue
Posted on October 17, 2020 at 11:01am