Growing

God is good. Although our riders have been doing better and better, for a time our growth plateaued a bit. Well, that time’s pretty over. On Saturday, I led the biggest group hack I’ve taken out at our own yard. They were all wonderful (well, except Starlight) and we rode about three-quarters of the way […]

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Two Weeks’ Recap

I’m a little overdue. But here goes – pictures and ramblings, the norm. Skye is still the reigning queen of the yard, and doubly content to have Lady Erin to babysit. Plopsie herself can now walk around her field on a lead without a bum rope, although there have been one or two warmblood hissy […]

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Show Photos

HOY pics by Meilleur Ami Photography; SANESA pics by CanterPix Prepare to be spammed: I have been holding off on show photos despite being something of a media junkie, and then the SANESA photographers were cheap and good, and then the HOY photos arrived, and now I just have so many pretty pony pictures. First […]

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SANESA Q3

Well, firstly, this show was amazing. I’m so proud of how hard my students all tried, and their hard work and talent is paying off. The ponies were super and God was with us, as always. Even the venue, which I was ranting about last time, really stepped up its game and I was suitably […]

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Lay It Down

God is at work in me. The first time I remember being afraid on a horse was the first time I rode a horse. For those keeping track, that was sixteen years ago. Almost my life, practically speaking. I was a nervous kid from the start; the type of beginner that could only ride two […]

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Wet, Cold

So the show didn’t happen this weekend. This was because it was bucketing with rain, which is OK, but also like minus four gazillion degrees, which was less OK. I don’t know how our friends in the Northern Hemisphere manage it. Hats off to you chaps, this weather sent us all running for cover. I […]

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Trails and Trailers

Today our yard was the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. This week everyone progressed in leaps and bounds, which is wonderful; we had a really productive, steady week and I feel ridiculously blessed. And I don’t use that word lightly. Eagle went on his first little hack. I played it safe, […]

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