Seize the afternoon

After spending Monday in a slump due to a long day fixing a big mistake at work, I craved the sunshine that was taunting me outside my window. I took a chance on work not exploding for three hours and dashed out to the barn to hook up the trailer. I tried not to have […]

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Different Days

Tarma and I had a solid weekend together, each day with a different flavor. On Saturday my best friends and I stopped by the barn, just to feed and do her feet (clean out and spray with Listerine, helps keep thrush at bay). Tarma loves to roll in the arena, so we hung out when […]

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Work To Do

I was supposed to be writing a mostly triumphant post today. My plan was to haul to McIver and try our newly booted hooves at our first out and about trail ride together. Maybe a few bobbles, some lessons learned, but I was optimistic…overly, as it turned out. Remember when I mentioned building that partnership […]

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Tarma and I: Adventure Buddies

Now that Tarma is more or less settled in, my thoughts turn to what intentions I have for our partnership, and which parts of those I think we can realistically reach in the next year or so. She’s proving herself a smart, careful lady, although getting to know her is a longer process that I […]

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Take a break

I love my little family, I really do. I also acknowledge how lucky we are in these current ridiculously challenging and frightening times. But… But after two months more or less 24/7 with my wonderful, charming family…like anyone else my rope is stretched. I’m still deeply conflicted about travelling, and camping alone at 32 weeks […]

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Bloghop: Favorites of 2018

Here’s a fun post idea from Centered in the Saddle. So much has happened this year, and this is a photo based way to wrap it all up. Favorite Horse Show Picture I don’t show and didn’t make it to a single endurance ride, but here’s Kade’s first mounted lesson (and many more to come!) […]

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International Day of the Horse

THE SKY IS FALLING! Run around screaming, the sky is falling! Now that I have your attention, let’s bring the stress level back down and chat about horses on this Day Of The Horse.  You guys, I was so extremely lucky this year! Did I meet a single goal I had set? Nope! Did I […]

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