Blanketing is a trigger for many horse people. After years of being around horses, I find that everyone develops their own strategy to go about it - and many of them become very particular for their horse's blanketing pattern (me included). Historically, I have always had horses with full body clips in the winter, so … Continue reading It’s That Time of Year
So it's been a little over a month since Justin started having soundness issues and I decided to hit the pause button for the winter. My plan was to chuck him out in he field, greatly reduce his work to just hacking through the winter. Well, life has gotten in the way since then. I … Continue reading Pony Update: He’s Fat & Fluffy
Since I haven't really been riding lately, maybe one day I'll do a post on what I've now filled my free time with. (Now I know all of you are confused - free time is apparently time not spent at work or the barn... average non-horse people enjoy it leisurely, I've heard. I know I'm … Continue reading Sometimes We Do Non-Horse Things
This post is merely a PSA that Tryon International Equestrian Center will host the 2018 World Equestrian Games at their Mill Spring, N.C. venue. Yay! This means I will get to cover WEG! Will any of y'all plan to come watch?
So, since I've been cut back on the amount of riding I can do (besides hacking with my best pony ever), Courtney let me come over last weekend to ride her fantastic horses! Courtney lives on a cute farm that has the most beautiful fall backdrop behind her arena this time of year. We first … Continue reading Pony Rides (literally)