After Five Weeks off Cider Turns into a Pretzel Again
Last Sunday I finally got to ride Cider again. She did not seem too thrilled about the prospect when Shannon groomed her and tacked her up. She did nothing bad, she just did not seem to like the fact that her vacation was over.
Going into the ring was fine. Everything was fine until I asked her to walk by the fence on contact, the Cider started twisting herself, head toward Shannon, bulging out against my outside leg,…Continue
Added by Jackie Cochran on February 6, 2016 at 12:25pm — No Comments
I Got to Ride Christmas Day!
The last two weeks have been sort of odd. First, my gut decided that something was not right and acted up too much to ride, and when I did ride I got exhausted after only 20 minutes in the saddle. I got my gut issues under control enough so I could go see my oldest son finally get his PhD degree, a process that has taken many years. Between all of this I just got to ride twice, a much needed ride on Cider so I could get back to walking steadily on my…Continue
Added by Jackie Cochran on December 26, 2015 at 11:31am — No Comments
Cider Responded, Mia Did Not
Last Sunday I told Shannon to pick me up at my mailbox because my driveway now has major difficulties where it was dug up, now there is no place to turn a vehicle around on my land unless the driver wants to risk getting stuck. Since I was not able to carry my dressage saddle down I told Shannon I would ride in the EZ-Fit saddle I gave her, and I was so glad that I did not have to worry about bringing a saddle! But Shannon turns out to be much better at…Continue