Posts Tagged ‘training’

No steps backwards

Jun
2014
07

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

I put the girls to work only after a few days off to get settled. They have both been ridden by Michelle and now Sammy the new trainer and they both did great. Jez did try to rear with Sammy but she gives enough warning that she rode her though it and Sammy doesn’t think […]

New things

Jun
2014
05

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

It was both horses first day working with Michelle at the new place. The new trainer was going to be there as well so her and Michelle could get on the same page and all that jazz. I was both nervous and excited. We moved in last Sat i gave the girls Sunday off and […]

Not again?

May
2014
30

posted by on Barn tales

The rumors are true i am moving the horses, tomorrow. But you just moved them, you say! Yes, thats true i did just move them. Its only been two months and i am moving them again. Its a very long story and i will be writing more about all the trial and tribulations in future […]

Devistation

May
2014
25

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB, Training

Jezebel is still rearing. Second time under saddle with ground work first then a short walk only ride. Well that was the plan anyways. While she was stopped in the center of the ring on a relaxed loose rein and for no reason whatsoever out of the blue, she first baby reared and then when […]

New camera

May
2014
24

posted by on Barn tales, Off Farm

The new camera arrived. Since my trusty 7 year old Canon EOS died on me last week out of the blue and when i needed it, i had to get a new camera. I settled on the Canon t3i so that all my Canon glass would fit and so that my learning curve wouldn’t be […]

The girls

May
2014
17

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

Jez’s second time over at the ring went well. She seemed happy to be working and eagerly walked over all the jumps that were left set up in the ring. She also listened on the lunge and all though she was interested in looking around she was paying attention and not too distracted. Circe also […]

All in a days work

May
2014
12

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

Jezebel went across the street! She did rather good. She was calm though very lookie-lou ish  and she crossed the street with no issues at all. Into the woods she went, on the little trail and over to the ditch and the creek. Jez doesn’t like ditches or water for that matter. She has jumped […]

Slow going

May
2014
09

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

I didn’t anticipate it going so slow. Moving the girls has caused us a few set backs as i expected and a few curve balls i didn’t expect. Getting Circe across the street and over to the ring has gone just dandy. Getting Circe to work and not lose her mind across the street in […]

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Jezebel, Training

Jezebels meds have arrived! They have been sitting in customs since April 7th and finally got here.  I’ve been checking my international tracking number every day like i have OCD. There is light at the end of the Jezebel tunnel. Meds you ask? I decided to go ahead and treat her for gastric ulcers as […]

Indian love call

Apr
2014
15

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, Training

Just to give an idea of the scope and scale of the new ginormous ring. Circe started off really good. Calm, relaxed ready to work when she walked across the street, into the ring and even on the lunge. That was until Jezebel started to call to her from across the street. Took Jez about […]