Tag Archives: Western Dressage

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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Equine Yoga Class

Finally!  A quickie party lesson before heading to Tulsa for my niece Andrea’s baby shower on Thanksgiving weekend.  Splash hasn’t had real work for weeks and was channeling his inner Western Pleasure Pony.  Highs on Saturday were in the 7o’s … Continue reading

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NOoooooo……SNOoooooow

Friday afternoon and I realized that the weekend forecast included 2 (two… TWO!) inches of SNOW on Sunday.       Ivy will have the opportunity to ride Kizzy on Saturday in a clinic with Tom Poulin and I had … 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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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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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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A Difficult Horse Month

There has been some fun in September but its been tough on Ivy (and me).  We learned this week that Sister’s serious injury (torn ligament) has resulted in very fast bone growth on both sides of her pastern as well … 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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