Me & My Big Girl has not received any gifts yet
We had a teensy tiny winter weather event here in New Jersey yesterday, which meant that the roads were fouled up for my early morning riding lesson and cleared up by the time my daughter needed to leave for the afternoon soccer game. Sigh. So, the girls had the day off and plenty of time on their hands, as evidenced by this communication from Sugar, which I found in my tack…Continue
Posted on January 22, 2012 at 5:32pm — 1 Comment
If you, like me, subscribe to Practical Horseman magazine, odds are you might also be a devotee of George Morris' monthly column called Jumping Clinic. Each month, readers faithfully turn the pages to see which four riders he picks and what he has to say about their equitation, their horse's jumping ability, and their turnout.
Just about every month one finds George bemoaning the prevalent habit today's riders have of jumping ahead of their horses.…Continue
Posted on September 18, 2011 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments
Posted on August 31, 2011 at 11:00pm
Okay, so I recently posted about how wonderfully well our last horse show went. Well, just so you don't think I'm getting too big for my breeches, I'm going to share with you some pics from other shows, so you can see how things normally work in our world.
My mare, Sugar, is a master of the Rider Over-Ride. Typically happens when we are approaching an oxer that she finds particularly impressive. Or maybe it's an oxer that I find…
Posted on August 18, 2011 at 2:00pm