OH NOOOOOOO – Tropical Storm Bill

11429924_10204855307074992_9032890550967491431_nIt’s time for the State Horse Show in Shawnee and TS Bill is bringing lots of rain and flooding to OK.  Again.  But a week ago, the mud was hard as a rock and Ivy tested her jumping out of trailers holding big, western saddles skills and stretched two 20150613_201203important ankle ligaments.  Ouch.  The doctor prescribed no riding for 2 weeks and no running for 1 month.  She wants to ride at state anyway and we will see how things go.

20150614_113936Last weekend the ODS/GCC held the Green Country Classic recognized dressage show at the Claremore Expo.  The girls and I volunteered on Sunday morning and we saw some beautiful rides and some fabulous horses.  Patty and Prince were high point Friesian and Christina and Millie were highpoint Arabian!  Richal, Anne, and Ruthie had beautiful rides too.

20150605_100609Then, we helped out at Horses4Heroes at Pinto World.  4-H kids helped give a horse experience to veterans and their families.  Very fun, horsey day and Alaina managed to have her western show hat reshaped and fitted just in time for the state horse show.

20150606_195635Geronimo and Bree are becoming pros at hanging with the girls.  Bree will lean on you all day long if you itch the right spot and G-man only wants to nibble on everything that moves – or doesn’t.  They are so cute.

For Steve on Father’s Day, my plan is to give him some peace and quiet by taking the girls and horses for a trail ride.  Good plan – if it dries out by then.

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About yayariders

Equine obsessed woman who loves to ride horses, talk about horses, photograph horses/riders, shop for horse stuff, look at horse adds, admire fences, barns, trucks and trailers, and do all things horsey with my kids and friends.
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