Category Archives: Day-to-day

Reflections on our “homework”, fun exercises I do by myself, trail rides, fitness scheduling, etc.

Barn shopping: what constitutes quality?

Well folks, me and Rudy will be starting a new adventure soon. I will be attending Purdue University for a Master’s in Entomology come January of 2014!  The luxury life of living outside 24:7 and occasional days in the 70s … Continue reading

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How to: Clean horse tack

I am very particular about my horsey things. Aside from my horse, my tack and stall are what I obsess over the most…That’s a lie. I obsess over everything being clean: horse boots, saddle pad, polos, organized locker, water buckets, etc.  If you … Continue reading

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We are all horse people

I know I promised some video of me and Rudy from the show this past weekend…do not fear. It is coming! But before I start attempting to be tech savvy and figure out how to get said video footage onto … Continue reading

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More leg, less hand

For Rudy and I, one of our biggest issues is maintaining “straightness” through our turns. Meaning, I often lose his shoulder to the outside or his haunches to the inside. This weakness was exposed in our lesson on Tuesday afternoon.  Although the … Continue reading

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