Posts Tagged ‘training’

posted by on Barn tales, OTTB

I guess I lost interest in whole blogging thing but not in my ponies. Since I’ve brought everyone home I’ve been just too busy and my interests have gone to other places then keeping the update on my horses lives. Looks like the last time I wrote a blog post when was Stutz AKA Toots […]

The days of winter

Dec
2014
07

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, OTTB

Stuff has been happening even things besides me bitching about the cold a tradition with me as soon as it gets below 40 on a regular basis. Interesting stuff, boring stuff and of course the daily grind stuff. Rep was hauled back up to New Bolton for his eyeball recheck and the results were giant […]

Eric Smiley Clinic

Oct
2014
31

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Eric Smiley was coming to town. He’s a very sought after clinician and also an Olympian. I just missed him last  spring when he was teaching in this area  and really none of my horses would have been prepared for a clinic at that level last spring anyways. I personally think its important to be […]

Heres to fall

Oct
2014
28

posted by on Barn tales

The leaves are changing big time around here. The colors are rich, warm and glowing. I better enjoy it while i can because soon enough the leaves will all drop off the tress and the cold will set in and winter will be upon me. Winter my least favorite of all seasons. I grew up […]

Fall with Jez

Oct
2014
23

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

Jez is doing great, she loves her new job… Jumping bean. Shes had some really great rides with both Michelle and Sammy. I get great feedback on her progress all the time. Shes one pretty amazing horse. On this day the video was shot we were sharing the ring with another rider who was jumping […]

Good news

Oct
2014
10

posted by on Life with Circe, Vet

Circe is Lyme negative! Not just a little negative but super negative. The test from Cornell finally came back. Thats good news for Circe. However it still doesn’t explain the lameness other then sole bruising which is just to in the wind of a diagnosis for me. Were in the second cycle of her shoeing […]

Training day: Grids

Oct
2014
08

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Grid work its now on the agenda for Miss Jeza-bobo. She did great on her first day. She figures out whats being asked of her after just one or sometimes two shots at it. The grid was a tough one, very challenging. Sammy started with with trotting though, poles down. Once she understood the layout […]

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Jezebel is back into work. Shes still being treated for ulcers and I’m still in the process of devising an ulcer maintenance plan for her but she’s feeling much better and is ridable. Both Michelle and Sammy have taken her on successful rides on the flat. I even popped on her after Michelle one day […]

The week in review

Sep
2014
10

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

The week has been long and hot and not a ton is going on.  Both ponies are still out of work. Jezebel is still being treated for ulcers, shes not as reactive when palpated and is much less cranky in general. Sammy did take her on a 20 min how is she feeling ride and […]

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

Well not really but thats what i’m calling it. The better half was taking his lesson my my trainers event horse and i tacked up the Bo and was going to ride her for the second half of his lesson then Sammy was going to get on Jez. She had been kept in the night […]