More Height – More Problems

Last week, we had to cancel my regular Tuesday night lesson due to the cold. (Since when is the high 23 in November in Kentucky?!) We had originally talked about…

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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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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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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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Cue Internal Squeals of Joy

Typically, when I tack up for a jump lesson, I find myself battling some internal demons. It is usually a process of dragging myself to the barn and forcing myself…

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Hunter Pace Fun

This Saturday practically the entire barn emptied out in order to attend a hunter pace put on by a local hunt group. The day was nearly perfect with temps in…

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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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