Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Scott Aug 19, 2013.
A Warm Croup
Last Sunday I had a pretty good ride on Cider. Even though it was cooler Cider was not flinching as much.
When we drove up to Shannon's place her mom, Nancy, was getting Cider ready. I noticed that Nancy had put the Fenwick quarter sheet over Cider's croup, she said that she thought Cider might appreciate it…Continue
Posted on September 11, 2021 at 12:13pm
I Return to What Worked Before
I only got to ride once last week, sniff.
Since Cider was so upset over the last Weymouth I tried with her, I decided it would be best for both of us to go back to what definitely worked before. The time for experimentation is over, Cider did best with the former combination of the 125mm Fager…Continue
Posted on September 4, 2021 at 11:19am
Cider did NOT Like the New Curb
When I called Debbie about my lesson this week I got bad news. Debbie was tested and has Covid-19. I am really happy that I did not go to the lesson stable last week, and I will be staying away from it until Debbie gets over her illness. This is an “ideal” time for me not getting my riding lessons, Debbie had a schooling show where she got sick so I don't know if…Continue
Posted on August 28, 2021 at 11:01am
Back to Broiling
Earlier in the week I had switched the Weymouth curb on MJ's bridle, from the Fager Elisabeth titanium Weymouth with the little vertical to the lips “port”, to the Fager Felicia titanium Weymouth whose port is angled at a 45° angle, with the top of the port to the rear. I kept the Fager Alice titanium double jointed bradoon with the roller in…Continue
Posted on August 14, 2021 at 11:25am
Thank Goodness it was Cooler
Of course this did not do much to improve our humidity.
Debbie was delayed so her daughter, Sam, had gone ahead and caught MJ, fed him his private flake of breakfast hay, cleaned out his hooves and brushed the caked mud off by the time I got there. Since his belly was full/er Sam brought him to…Continue
Posted on August 7, 2021 at 10:51am