Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Scott Aug 19, 2013.
A Smoother Sitting Trot
Monday it was hot and humid. I did wear my technical fabric tights, shirt and socks, but I should have worn my ice vest instead of my protective vest. I only walked but I ended up hot and sweaty, and I felt exhausted before the end of my placid ride.
MJ was stiff since he had been in a St. Jude's…Continue
Posted on November 12, 2022 at 2:08pm
One Reason Why I Use the Double Bridle
The weather down here has been wonderful for riding, the worst I had to deal with was a minute or two of a sort of serious sprinkle but the rest of my rides were rain free.
When I got to the stable Monday morning it was a lot more crowded than usual. They had gone to a show on Sunday…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2022 at 1:16pm — 1 Comment
Monday morning it was cool and misting, so of course I went to ride. A little mist is not going to keep me out of the saddle. Luckily the mist tapered off and I did not have to ride in the rain like I feared would happen.
I got my upper body warmed up by currying and brushing MJ's body and legs. He was pretty quiet…Continue
Posted on October 29, 2022 at 11:12am
The Curb Bit Extends MJ's Strides
My homework ride on Monday did not bring any excitement just walking around the ring, but at my age and with my MS I really do not want any exciting rides any more. MJ stopped complaining about missing his day off, he strode on with no difficulties, and I got to admire a boarder's horse in the ring, a black ASB gelding.…Continue
Posted on October 22, 2022 at 2:55pm
From Toes to Heels
I had an exciting week. I got a homework ride in! Yeah, the ride itself, 30 minutes at a walk on a horse “saying”--”this should be a day off for me”--isn't that exciting, it is that for the first time in months I got to ride twice a week! Hurrah!!!!! I also discovered that if I did some more grooming—curry comb and dandy brush, that my back did not hurt between my shoulders…Continue
Posted on October 15, 2022 at 12:06pm