I’m a Rhythm Kind of Girl

Typically, after shows, I either skip my lesson the following week or we do a dressage lesson. However, the combined test really wasn't a lot of work for May (maybe…

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First Jump Lesson of 2020!

I am going to throw the spoiler out right here. This lesson was FUN! It was a really good mix of accuracy, "riding to the base" type questions with more…

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Jumping in the Dark

There is no media from my lesson last night. Why? Because daylight savings time ended and that meant I was jumping under the lights. Ugh. Really not my favorite, but…

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Last Prep – XC Schooling

Somehow, it feels like this show snuck up on me... even though I have been talking/prepping for months. Maybe that's how it feels when you just aren't in any kind…

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Fall Weather and Flying Pony

I guess this is the week when I suddenly want to blog everyday. Go figure. Yesterday, I posted the video from our lesson. It was every course we did after…

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Wordless Wednesday

Not quote wordless, but I had my lesson last night. Too much caffeine beforehand left me feeling jittery and anxious, so I just didn't ride my best. I'll get into…

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Sometimes – We Spicy

May was FEELING her oats at our lesson this week. She's been in pretty solid work lately, so I wonder if the other saddle really was causing her to suck…

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Perfect Princess Pony

To start, May probably wasn't a total perfect princess last night in our lesson, but she was still totally amazing. Also, I like alliteration. I only got to ride May once…

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Riding Through the Ugly

It's always interesting to compare how training is so different from showing. At shows, the goals is to keep all the rails in the cups (and do the million other…

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