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My latest obsession

Feb
2014
10

posted by on Barn tales

My latest obsession has been buying and selling tack on Facebook. Yeah you heard me right Facebook. I dabbled with Ebay but honestly i put an item up and got pretty much zero views even though it was tagged properly and the right categories it just wasn’t getting any eyeballs. Then i stumbled onto the […]

posted by on Review

Since this is the first year i don’t have an indoor and its been the coldest winter on record for my area in 20 years, so i decided to get the ponies some quarter sheets for those really cold days. Im trying not to miss any riding days just because any one of us might […]

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 […]

Peanut’s big find

Jan
2014
31

posted by on Barn tales

Its still frozen though each day its warming up. Yesterday it was in the high 20’s Hazaar! The ring was almost ridable but i thought id give it another day to truly unfreeze. Since riding wasn’t happening Mary, Peanut and I decided to go for a walk. She wanted to show me a trail she […]

Hurry up and wait

Jan
2014
29

posted by on Barn tales

Its been too frozen to ride. The ground is covered in snow and beneath that the ground is frozen. I had a glimmer of hope yesterday when it got above 32 and the snow in my backyard melted. Of course its colder at the barn so …no melt. Were supposed to get another inch tonight […]