Monthly Archives: October 2014

What a week!

It has been over a week since I have spent any quality time with the horses – and it shows! Not with them. No, they have been well taken care of by “grandma”, who is now retired and has plenty … Continue reading

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Weighty matters

The topic of rider weight has been getting a lot of attention on the internet lately.  I’ve seen many discussions on the topic, usually populated with oversimplification of the issue – and usually led by people for whom weight has … Continue reading

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Not bad for an old lady!

That is a phrase that my mother has been using for years. Whether it’s hauling a fifty pound bag of feed, cleaning three stalls in a morning, or performing a shoulder-in on my old appy – it’s “not bad for … Continue reading

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The pieces come together!

Today was a banner day!  After nearly a year of trying to retrain my mare Tally, from her poor experience at the trainer, this was our first day with no complications!  The pieces finally all fell into place, and I … Continue reading

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Sylvia Loch

I recently ran across a series of videos of Sylvia Loch giving a talk and lesson on classical training methods.  She covers a range of concepts in an easy to follow manner.  The first and last are short, but the … Continue reading

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