Posts Tagged ‘winter’

posted by on Review

Since this is the first year i don’t have an indoor and its been the coldest winter on record for my area in 20 years, so i decided to get the ponies some quarter sheets for those really cold days. Im trying not to miss any riding days just because any one of us might […]

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 […]

Peanut’s big find

Jan
2014
31

posted by on Barn tales

Its still frozen though each day its warming up. Yesterday it was in the high 20’s Hazaar! The ring was almost ridable but i thought id give it another day to truly unfreeze. Since riding wasn’t happening Mary, Peanut and I decided to go for a walk. She wanted to show me a trail she […]

Hurry up and wait

Jan
2014
29

posted by on Barn tales

Its been too frozen to ride. The ground is covered in snow and beneath that the ground is frozen. I had a glimmer of hope yesterday when it got above 32 and the snow in my backyard melted. Of course its colder at the barn so …no melt. Were supposed to get another inch tonight […]

Old man winter

Jan
2014
23

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

It snowed again the other day. About 6 inches at home stuck and about 8 inches at the barn. It has been very cold out, highs in the low 20’s or teens and wind chill factors making it feel at times below zero. Which of course means that the ground’s covered in snow, under the […]

The good one

Jan
2014
21

posted by on Barn tales, Life with Circe, OTTB

It was Circe’s turn to get clipped. I had done Jezebel the day before and was really happy with how successful it was. Circe is a pretty fuzzy and furry horse. The plan was to give her a little relief when it came to getting too heated up and to shorten the time frame it […]

Clippity

Jan
2014
17

posted by on Life with Jezebel, OTTB

Jezebel gets fuzzy. Shes got no issues growing that winter coat. Since she back in full work and with her trainer 2 days a week she really gets a work out. The other days i ride, i take it a little easier on her. Basically i’m taking it a little easier on me but the […]

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

When I got up it was zero degrees out. ZERO. Zero’s not even funny, as a friend of mine says. One is funny but zero? Zero is nothing. With the wind-chill factor according to my weather app it felt like -17 yep, thats with a negative in front of it. My god. Around noon i […]

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. […]