Quick note on Ruby: she's furbaby niece and also my best friend's Airedale who just turned one last week and will likely be seen regularly because she's a ham and definitely has learned what a camera is. Back to the title! I might be pushing my luck a bit here. My instructor texted me earlier … Continue reading A… clinic??
"Just waiting on the other shoe to drop" refers to anticipating a typically unpleasant event. It comes from the crowded living quarters on the east coast when, at night, an upstairs neighbor would be retiring for the night and drop a shoe on the thinly-insulated floor serving as a ceiling to the person below, probably … Continue reading Dropped shoes
In better news, the weather, my health, work schedule and every other star aligned last week for me to set up my first lesson since early December. Not only that, but I also went out today and rode! Last weeks lesson was my first time on Jillie, a big black (warmblood? chunky TB?) mare my … Continue reading Back to the barn
Fate whispers to the warrior "You cannot withstand this storm." And the warrior whispers back, "I am the storm." - not sure of source I really like how L over at Viva Carlos has a quote at the beginning of all her posts. If I had enough pearls of wisdom on hand, I would totally … Continue reading Ya know what they say about plans…
Let's just say I'm not the most consistent writer. I mean I haven't had more than what, 10 posts a year since starting this in 2015? Actually, that might be something to look at... I thought, why stop at 2017 when you can just review the whole shebang? ALL of the years! So, here's a … Continue reading Looking at 2017 (and this whole blog)
SPUR was my first introduction to participating in therapeutic horseback riding. I had known it was a "thing" - a couple years prior, I had researched programs around Indiana in hopes of donating my pony Peanut to one when it became clear I wasn't going to be able to keep her. It had ended with … Continue reading From blogspot: SPUR
We interrupt our regularly scheduled program for... PICTURES! Surely I've mentioned in spite of riding for 15 years, I have... not very much evidence of it. There are ribbons, an old saddle that never fit me, a dusty groom box, but photos and video? Sorely lacking. So imagine my excitement Wednesday when I received pictures … Continue reading And then I fell…