I did not get to ride Cider last week, it rained.
So on Tuesday I called up Debbie to see who I would be riding for my lesson on Wednesday, and I found out she was still up at her mother’s and I would not get my lesson. At least I found out before I got to the stable with the wrong tack.
I just got to ride Mia this week. Luckily both rides were with ideal spring weather, sort of cool in the mornings (upper 40’s F), sunny, and rapidly warming. On…Continue
During my two rides this week I worked on my gripping muscles. Of course, before I work on my gripping muscles, I have to make sure that I do not end up squeezing myself out of the saddle. Concentrating on keeping my heels and my knees down, I did succeed at practicing gripping with my calf without ruining the basic security of my seat.
Sunday was a marvelous day to ride Cider, my only complication is that I accidentally took Mia‘s bridle (with the Wellep bit)…Continue
Added by Jackie Cochran on April 18, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
Last Sunday was a marvelous Spring day—no gnats, sunny, warm, with a delightful breeze, and Shannon's grass…Continue
Added by Jackie Cochran on April 11, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Last week was sort of frustrating. When I called Shannon to ride on Sunday she told me that she and her husband had to finish a job, and since they run their own business I understood, small businesses depend on their reputations. Good ones get the job done. Then Debbie called me Tuesday to tell me I could not have my lesson because they were going to give all their horses their spring shots Wednesday morning. Well, the small Dy’on blinkers I had ordered came quickly and…Continue