Archive for the ‘OTTB’ Category

Paradigm shift

Mar
2014
06

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

Its been a rough week. Weather, sucks, blah blah blah. Its not just the weather though. I’ve been stressing out about the baby Bo and all things horse. Waking up at 4am fretting and worrying. Yeah, thats going over well in my house </sarcasm.  In an attempt to try to get all my horsey ducks […]

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Vet

I have a multi pronged attack plan to figure out/deal with Jezebels acting out issues. Vet, Chiro, Saddle fitter, training. Yesterday I had the vet out. The plan was to give Jez the once over and see if there were any physical issues that could be the cause of her, kicking out, bucking, rearing and […]

Time will tell

Feb
2014
13

posted by on Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

It was finally unfrozen enough to ride! I had been going down and hanging out with the girls but riding was kinda not an option. I made arrangements for Michelle to come work with them both. Nobody had been on Jezebel since i got tossed though i had lunged her to make sure she was […]

Ground work day

Feb
2014
05

posted by on Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

It was ground work day and by that i mean lunging. I’m still a little sore so i didn’t want to ride and well riding Jezebel is on the back burner for right now aways. When i went to pull the girls from the field all of the horses were on the cow side of […]

Rainy days

Feb
2014
04

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

It rained all night and into the day. The horses were kept in. When I got to the barn they were both happy to see me. I love how Circe is really starting to let her personality come out. She also knows she’s my horse. Nickering to me when I arrive. What a sweet pony. […]

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

I woke up at about 2am with a start worried about Jezebel. Being sore all up and down my left side from my tail-bone to my atlas vertebrae in my neck didn’t help but really it was because I kept thinking and worrying about my girl. My mind racing with what ifs. What if shes […]

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

It was a lovely 50 degrees outside and after a big breakfast my better half and I headed down to the barn. His lesson was canceled do to the place being the venue for a horse show. The plan was for me to ride both girls with lots of time being spent in the back […]

The wild ones

Feb
2014
02

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

It finally melted… the snow, it finally melted. I made plans with my trainer to ride both the girls Saturday afternoon. Sunday is our usual day but she was working down the road with a friend of mine and her horses so we switched it up. Besides it was sunny and warm and by warm […]

I’m on a horse

Jan
2014
31

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Finally! I rode my horse! Okay I mostly walked because the ground was harder then i thought when i first got on and i didn’t get to ride the red-head because she has much more sensitive feets then the wild one. But i did tack up and get on. We did one trot set but […]

The good one

Jan
2014
21

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, OTTB

It was Circe’s turn to get clipped. I had done Jezebel the day before and was really happy with how successful it was. Circe is a pretty fuzzy and furry horse. The plan was to give her a little relief when it came to getting too heated up and to shorten the time frame it […]