Category Archives: 2013

Old Year with Friends Old and New

Just a few more days of 2013 and we had a lovely Saturday to play with the Ponies at the Rocking C.  To bad about the big chill expected for tomorrow – but it should stay dry if you don’t … Continue reading

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HoHoHo and Merry Christmas!

The Wild Orban Ranch has been cleaned up for Christmas and then trashed again. We are semi-cleaned up again, but I can say that being home with kids for the holiday is relaxing, fun, and results in lots of dirty … Continue reading

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More Snow? Maybe So.

School was out Friday (the 6th), Monday and Tuesday (the 10th) the weekend scheduled for the 4-H Horse Club Year End banquet so the girls postponed their homework until Tuesday evening; they spent all their time reading book after book … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter

I am not a winter kind of girl – Florida in my  formative years caused that.  But here I am in OK and it feels like the North Pole (might be warmer there since all the polar freeze moved down … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Rides

Splash thought he should have the entire weekend off.  After all, he was off last weekend so he was trained.  But I was in need of equine therapy after turkey therapy on Thursday.  So, we went trail riding at the … Continue reading

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No Equine Therapy

The first winter storm came through Oklahoma on Friday evening spreading ice and snow in its path.  We were at 27 degrees overnight but the precipitation stayed south.  Even so, the Hunter Pace was postponed until Dec. 7.  I hope there … Continue reading

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Schooling Show Championships

Ivy and Kismet were Training Level Junior 14 and up champions at the Heartland Schooling Show Championships.  And, Patty won championships with both Little Rock and Prince, Marilyn was champion with Jurgan and Kathy was reserve with Call.  Way to … Continue reading

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November Already?

Since the ODS/GCC Jr. Dressage Camp, we have had 2 schooling shows at the Rocking C on the 19th and 27th, and a trip to NEO with Sunny, Timer, and Ima (and Lyndsey and Stacy) for the NEO Equestrian Team … Continue reading

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ODS/GCC Jr Dressage Camp at Lily Pond Estates

Surprise!  I took a lot of photographs at the Junior Dressage Camp at Lily Pond Estates held Oct. 11-13.   So, that’s my excuse for being late with this post.  We had a great group of girls and fun chaperones to … Continue reading

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Canter Transitions are HARD

It’s operator error, I know.  Since I am still a little afraid of speed, perhaps I am not 100% with my cues to canter.  Still, Splash is resistant – dropping shoulder, ducking in, and curling neck. During a short break … Continue reading

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