Archive for the ‘Barn tales’ Category

posted by on Barn tales, Tack

Once a year I get older. I’m not happy about this but it happens regardless of what i think or how i feel about it. This year for my birthday i got snow…. oh and a new Charles Owen Helmet. Cuz my better half knows what i like. Last year i got snow too. When […]

Saddle adventures

Mar
2014
27

posted by on Barn tales, Tack

We finally got saddle number two. I went back and forth on what to get because i really want a dressage saddle and i really like expensive saddles. But with moving the girls and all of Jez’s new medical bills money’s not as free flowing as it usually is. So looking for something lower end […]

Wash-o-matic

Mar
2014
25

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Spring really should be here but its not. Its gonna be late coming this year. Which if course sucks balls. Usually id be done with blankets by now but im not i still need them which means they are gross, dirty, muddy smelly messes of blankets. I gathered um up, stuffed them in to garbage […]

Made ya look

Mar
2014
22

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Finally a really nice sunny beautiful day outside. It wont last because the weather gods hate me. Of that I am sure. I moved a lot of my stuff out of the soon to be old barn and took it to the soon to be new barn today. I still have a ton of crap […]

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Thanks to L from Viva Carlos for the Magical Blog Hop, Whats in Your Bucket addition. Like i needed a reason to blah blah about what i feed the ponies! I feel better now that i have one though. I tend not to go too crazy with the horsey supplements compared to some i suppose […]

Almost like spring

Mar
2014
21

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I had to meet the vet early in the morning. So i was up before the sun. Just routine stuff like the remainder of their spring shots and micro chipping. There was a SNAFU on the chips but that will be corrected in the next couple of days. I’m getting them chipped before they move […]

Hay, hay hay…

Mar
2014
19

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I got to my new barn a little before 11am. It was freezing but i needed to be there to hand over a check to the hay guy and to move my hay around. I met a bunch of people, some from the barn next door and also my new barn-mate. I got the low […]

In flux

Mar
2014
15

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel

I’ve been riding Circe a bit as Jez is off because of her hind gut ulcers. Circe’s been a good girl and even though were just hacking around and not seriously working shes doing a good job listening to me and not trying to evade contact too much. Its been fun the few days of […]

Buying hay

Mar
2014
13

posted by on Barn tales, Self Care

My horses don’t move until April 1st, up until then get to do all kinds of things to prepare for the move, yanno besides stress out about it. The barn manager and by that shes the liaison to the non-profit who owns the place, kindly agreed to let me move stuff in early and get […]

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Change is not always something i’m really great at. I tend to be a creature of habit. I have to make a real effort to embrace change, to surrender to change, to move into change. I have found the older I get the more I can roll with the punches. I still get terribly stressed […]