Tag Archives: Claremore Expo

Spring and a Little Rain

Tide Pools in the driveway and mud everywhere else.  Oklahoma Wild Weather the last few weeks has included the usual springtime rain, hail, wind, and tornadoes as well as tigers escaped from a wildlife park when a tornado went through.  … Continue reading

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First Show of the Season!!! Done.

Splash would rather have stayed home to eat grass or whatever.  The Will Rogers Classic is finally in the books after the weather delay.  Alaina and Sunny did showmanship, English (except hunter hack), and western (substituting Ranch Pleasure for Western … Continue reading

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Horse Induced Injury

                     But…. I didn’t fall off. Since my last post, we had to re-schedule the Will Rogers Classic until March 7/8 – This weekend.  What have we been doing?  Not enough horsing around, that’s for sure.  We did manage a … Continue reading

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Schooling Show Championships

My work trip last week was to Salt Lake City for Train the Trainer Training… Long overdue since I have been training for a long time.  2 days of training and my flight from SLC was scheduled to arrive in … Continue reading

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Girls Trip to Stilly – Woo HOO

Patty and Prince were showing at the recognized show in Stillwater on Saturday so no party lesson was possible.  Mallory, Nancy and I plotted a trip to see them show, have lunch followed by a visit to Pico.  Alas, Nancy … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend – Four Days OFF

The girls had Thursday and Friday off as well as Monday.  I had to work on Thursday but got up early on Friday to ride the Splash-man in the Wild O Ranch Arena.  It was cloudy and “cool-ish” when I … Continue reading

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How to Ride – 101

1) Mount your horse 2) Stay mounted. Who knew it was so easy? Our Saturday was booked with the 4-H Horse Club HOT Horse Show at the Claremore Expo.  This show is my favorite because the kids can show in … Continue reading

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The Missing Month

Since we lost Diez, I have been distracted.  Even without the old gray mare, we have had several horse activities as well as a visit from Trisha. Last weekend (May 10) was the 4-H NE District Horse Show at the … Continue reading

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March Madness – Horse Show not B-Ball

 Or we could call the weather mad as well.  Pushing 80 and sunny on Friday, 60 and sunny Saturday morning with clouds moving in afternoon and then….  overnight into Sunday, rain, sleet, snow and COLD. Channel 8 says:  “Sunday – Rain, Mixing … Continue reading

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Spring Forward and Sleep In

Losing that hour is so hard on me even though it means daylight lasts an hour longer in the evening.  Daylight savings time also brought a break in the cold temperature (temporarily) and, after a chilly start on Sunday, we … Continue reading

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