Category Archives: Horseback riding

At last!

How on earth do I begin to describe the amazing events of the past month? Such a lot has happened, and I’m in horsey heaven at last! In my last post, I told the story of how Lena the Argentinian mare came to … Continue reading

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“Mr.” Perfecthorse may be a girl!

Wow! What a lot has happened since my last post… and it’s been really, really good! The change began with my return to riding. For my first lesson of the New Year on Sunday, January 13, my regular trainer, Nathalie, … Continue reading

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To Everything, A Season: A Time to Try Part II

My last post told the story of trying Rambo Star at Acorn Farm to see if we were a good match for a half-lease while I continue searching for a horse to buy. Right at the end of our time … Continue reading

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Video: To Fly

Here’s a new video that I created and posted on YouTube today. I heard this song on the radio, and was immediately inspired to put together a little movie starring all of the Acorn Farm riders who have participated in shows this … Continue reading

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An exciting new goal!

Had two wonderful riding lessons this past weekend. I’ve put together a video of some of the things we worked on. Surprisingly, the temperature shot up on Saturday and even further on Sunday. It was time for T-shirts and tank tops again … Continue reading

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My first jumping mini-course

So much fun today at Acorn Farm! After I’d warmed up on lesson horse Kobe, my trainer Nathalie had me practice the jumping position with Kobe at the trot. I knew that meant I would be doing some jumping today but I … Continue reading

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A small step for a horse, but a giant leap for his rider!

Today I jumped! Okay, now don’t get too excited. It wasn’t exactly the kind of jump you’d see at a horse show. It was a teeny tiny flowerbox obstacle that my lesson horse Kobe just hopped over without even thinking about it–in … Continue reading

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