Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Scott Aug 19, 2013.
My Ice Vest Helps Me Get My Butt out of the Saddle
Between doing more two-point, the increasing heat, a few days with a broken central air conditioner, and my son visiting it has been an exhausting few weeks.
No matter how much I practiced my two-point I had problems with getting my butt actually OUT of the saddle. Most of…Continue
Posted on June 19, 2021 at 12:35pm
Too Much 2-Point Gets Me Exhausted
In the two previous weeks I had done 5 minutes of two-point for five minutes (with rests) when I started my rides, on both Cider and MJ. The results were GOOD, but I ended up just too exhausted. That puts me in a quandary, if I want a better ride I have to start off in 2-point from the first step, but after 4 sessions of this in a week and a half I was…Continue
Posted on June 5, 2021 at 11:21am
As Summer Nears
It is getting warmer down here. This weekend starts a string of days at 90° F on up. On Wednesday for my lesson I had put on my protective vest, and after grooming and walking to the ring I took it off as I was just getting too warm. I did not even put it on for my ride on Friday. I am hoping to delay…Continue
Posted on May 22, 2021 at 11:50am
MJ Has an Opinion
But first I also got to ride Cider.
When we got to where Cider lives right now Nancy had groomed Cider thoroughly, trying to get all the loose hair out of her coat. Nancy has all these neat grooming tools that I got the stable and she just about uses all of them each grooming session, the HandsOn grooming…Continue
Posted on May 8, 2021 at 11:07am
Three Speeds—A Work in Progress
Another week of just one ride, but it was my riding lesson!
When I got to the stable for my lesson on Wednesday Debbie was not there yet. Mary kindly brought MJ in for me and started grooming him, starting with cleaning out his hooves really well under the bar across his frog. Then she…Continue
Posted on May 1, 2021 at 11:14am