Hi! This is my riding-dedicated blog, with posts about learning to trot and canter, my first jumps, then searching for and finding my wonderful first horse. Enjoy!
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"The trick with courage is realizing that it isn't so much about overcoming fear, as it is about not settling for less... it's about wanting something so greatly that no perceived risk can keep you from thinking about it, and moving towards it." Mike Dooley
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Category Archives: Horseback riding
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
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
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
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
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
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
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