Posts Tagged ‘retired racehorse’

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 […]

Lazy Days

Jan
2014
14

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

My first day back at the barn and my first day out of the house in a week. It was a warm 55 degrees, It almost felt like spring. I headed on down to the barn to see the girls, happy to be out of the house, finally! Still congested but not contagious. The girls […]

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

When I got the the barn it was all covered in a soft white layer of fluffy snow. It looked beautiful but I know better it was cold out there. My car temperature gage read 23 degrees. Thats cold for this Southern California girl. I was prepared, I had all the clothes on. I thought […]

Under the wire

Jan
2014
03

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Trail Riding

I met up with Tina early. The plan was to get out on the trail before the snow hit. It was cold. I was wearing all the cold weather stuff.. i mean all the stuff SmartPak’s SmartShape Base Layer Tights. I got them on sale a while back and had yet to try them out. […]

I call her Besos

Dec
2013
29

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

It was a beautiful day out today and my trainer was able to come out to work with the girls. The barn was quiet and i pulled both girls out of the field and got them ready. Jezebel was up first and did much better today. She always does better when she’s busier working and […]

Xmas Ponies

Dec
2013
26

posted by on Life with Circe, Life with Jezebel

Christmas was lovely. I spent Xmas Eve in the city at my favorite D.C. old school Italian restaurant, Filomena. They outlandishly decorate for every holiday which i love and the food is solid. I know southern Italian food because well I’m southern Italian (Calabria) It reminds me of my Italian grandmothers basement. Not my actual […]

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 […]

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 […]