Tag Archives: Dressage Schooling Show

A Little More Rain

Plus a lot more in OK and TX and elsewhere this weekend – major flooding Saturday night and Sunday.  Our road was blocked both north and south of our place and the north location had enough damage to require repairs. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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April 4-H Point Show and The Rocking C Dressage Show

Back to back. We had the dressage show on Saturday followed by the April 4-H point show on Sunday.  Ivy and I were on duty at the dressage show in the morning for running, scribing, scoring, and general helping with … 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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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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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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The Return of Summer

Whew – after mild temperatures and lots of rain, summer came back with muggy vengeance.  Alaina played volleyball at a 9th grade tournament on Saturday while Ivy and I went to West Equestrian for a dressage schooling show.  Patty brought … Continue reading

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Summer Time

The girls have been working their horses at the house fairly regularly in anticipation of the State 4-H Horse show later this month.  Meanwhile, the party lesson was replaced by a Horse Show in Chelsea at Wind Valley Farm.  Both … Continue reading

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