Surviving The Heat

In case you didn't know, SC is a wildly hot and humid place. It is borderline tropical. For context, today it is 80 degrees at 8am... with 85% humidity, so…

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Summertime in the South

Summertime has officially set in down in SC. In a place where it doesn't snow or get that cold, Summer is really our "down time", and as usual, I am…

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Getting the Itch Again

Clearly Spring is in the air, because for the first time in a very long time, eventing/jumping/showing is starting to look really fun again. I think between the emotions around…

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Focus on Flatwork

As mentioned in my last post, I have been working with a local dressage trainer here, and it has actually been really fun. Grayson, despite being the world's laziest thoroughbred,…

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Horse Show Prep

That's right. I said horse show prep. We are competing in our first recognized event in California this weekend, so instead of writing on this blog, I have been doing…

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Riding the Rideable Horse

So a weird thing has happened. May is like... really rideable. I mean like... really, really reideable. Wanna move her shoulder 6" to the right? No problem. Wanna open her…

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Jump Start to 2021

Poor May. I am about 90% sure she is ready to go on strike now that we have settled into California and into a training program. Tuesday - Tuesday last…

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