Posts Tagged ‘Thoroughbred’

posted by on Life with Circe, OTTB, Training

A short hack away from my barn is Covered Bridge Farm. A really nice private barn that has recently put up a nice ring with lights and everything. They have been putting on some casual schooling jumper shows and Sammy thought she’d take Circe to her first show as one was coming up. Awesome! The […]

Plugging along

Aug
2014
04

posted by on Barn tales, Training

Everything is plugging along according to plan. The horses are doing well, progressing and thriving. Ive been getting plenty of ride time on both horses and my confidence on both improves daily. My better half is taking lessons every week on my trainers event horse (an un-raced TB) and getting better with each ride, its […]

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

Wednesday: Michelle’s day to ride and it was a but of a hectic day for me. The better half needed a new helmet my Troxel which he had been riding in was not working anymore for him and my Tipperary didn’t fit quite right so we went to Dover at 10am mind you and spent […]

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

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, OTTB

I’ve been riding Circe but i haven’t been riding Jezebel. After she out me  on the ground last Feb and was acting out so badly i gave her the rest of the winter off to figure out what her deal was. Ulcers.. hind and gastric was the diagnosis and since that time we’ve teated the […]

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

Magic

Jul
2014
17

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Vet

Since Miss Jezebel is back in work 4 days a week i wanted to have Dr Jim come out and give her the once over. Hes the chiro, acupuncture, vet, bio-mechanic guy i had come out and and who diagnosed her with the ulcers and all that jazz back in March. The idea is I […]

posted by on Off Farm, OTTB

It was going to be hot out but i was determined to go watch the Totally Thoroughbred horse show which is in its 3rd year and held at Plimlico Racetrack. Hundreds of OTTB’s in classes from lead-line to jumpers held at a race track. What could go wrong? Heh. First off this is a big […]

Jumping beans!

Jul
2014
12

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

Jump training has started. Circe was up first with Michelle on board. After her normal flat work, Michelle decided to take Circe over a few cross rails and a couple of little jumps to see how she did. Circe loves to jump! Who knew!? Shes a careful jumper with scope to go higher then the […]

One month in

Jul
2014
01

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

Everything is coming together. The horses are loving the new place and so am I. Its quiet and beautiful and even though there are quite a few horses on the property, because its so big it feels much more quiet. A month in and they are both really doing well. Both ponies are being ridden […]