Posts Tagged ‘Ottb’

Two Gross Ponies

Dec
2013
22

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

My trainer came out on Sat which is great cuz shes supposed to be out this morning as I write this but alas .. pouring. Though riding in the rain is certainly an option especially when the weather is warm like it is today (WTF weather gods is the 2nd day of winter and its […]

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

I got the the barn by 9:30AM. Tina and i had made plans after the days before to try to the trail again. The plan today was to give Sabs 2mils of Ace IM and see if that made any difference to her at all with her tude on the trail. Jez would be going […]

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Trail Riding

My barn friend Tina who is a great rider has a 9 year old  OTTB named Wasabi who is super built and pretty cool. Sabs has competed at novice level and i was told will jump amazing heights (she once jumped over the gate the the barn much to the farm owners dismay) Tina and […]

Night and day

Dec
2013
19

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

Finally the weather was such that my trainer could come out and work with the girls. Hazer! Jezebel was up first and started off good and got progressively worse. She was determined to not hold her body straight when asked. Throwing a shoulder out and occasionally throwing it in. Anything to not go straight. It […]

posted by on Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel

You ask a stallion, you tell a gelding but you have a conversation with a mare. That’s the saying and its true. Mares have opinions and they like to express them. Some more then others. I’ve only had mares, its what i know and i enjoy the conversation. My first horse Merciful Heavens AKA Mercy […]

Coffee Klatch

Dec
2013
12

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel

I had to cancel our training session for the day because of weather. Even though it was sunny and beautiful, I thought the ground would be frozen. The snow stopped but its been bitter cold and hasn’t be above 35 degrees. In the afternoon I headed down to the barn to see my horses and […]

Snow Ponies

Dec
2013
10

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

It doesn’t snow a lot out here but it does snow. Certainly more then my Southern California born and raised self is used to. This is also the first winter I’ve had horses out here when I don’t have an indoor ring to ride in. Lets just say I’ve invested in some better cold weather […]

The Girls

Nov
2013
29

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

Things are going well. Having two horses two ride is a big adjustment from having one, then two broken horses to rehab and not ride. My trainer Michelle comes out twice a week, Sundays and Wednesdays. On Wednesdays its just Jezebel. On Sunday she works with both horses. Jezebel is improving a lot and my […]

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

It was windy and cold, not crazy windy and not super cold but windy and cold enough. I decided since i had ridden Circe the day before that it was Jezebels turn under saddle. Her trainer is on vacation so its just us for a couple weeks. Both girls came over to me in the […]

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

My horse is back. My lazy, half asleep “Are you sure we have to work?” horse has returned. When my trainer takes her out to work with her she always comments how Jez is half asleep. Yup, thats my girl. I really thought id never get her back and that she’d always be the wild […]