Posts Tagged ‘training’

posted by on Barn tales

I went to the horse trials at Wardaca. These are rated trails and it was a lot of fun. Wardaca is where my better half first started taking lessons. They have a lot of land including a big cross country course. In fact they do cross country schooling there. One of the Jr riders at […]

Sidelined

Aug
2014
14

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

Circe has a stone bruise. Shes getting some time off and I’m crossing my fingers it doesn’t turn into an abscess. Time will tell. The redhead has thin soles and this isn’t the first time shes had a bruise. I’m using Durasole her feets (i swear by the stuff), giving her some time off and […]

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, Training

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 […]

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

The text I got was glowing Sammy (new trainer) rode both girls and they both did great. Circe’s didn’t call out to the other horses (a habit were working on to stop) and after her work in the indoor arena she was ridden around the property. That means around the pond, to the upper barn […]

How it all works

Jun
2014
16

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

The girls are being ridden all the time now. They have an actual schedule. It has only been half a month and 2 little weeks into the move the girls are digging in and getting to work. Sunday: Michelle – Monday: Me – Tuesday: Sammy – Wednesday: Michelle  – Thursday: Me – Friday: Sammy – […]