Monthly Archives: April 2015

My Dream Barn… If Money Grew on Trees

I’ve always wanted my own stable. I’ve dreamt about have a beautiful facility that would offer boarding and lessons. A place where I’d be able to have multiple horses of my own and maybe dabble in breeding (if I had … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Lesson – Gymnastic Anxiety

G had set up a gymnastic on the quarter line. It consisted of a pole to a small cross-rail to a one stride (with a pole in the middle) to boxes. I dislike gymnastics. Which is huge step up from … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Lesson – Back to Basics

We had lessons on Sunday this week to make up for the missed Tuesday lesson. The top hunter ring has now been opened and jumps have been set up so that’s where we rode. Everything was super simple, there are … Continue reading

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June 29th 2014 Pickering Horse Centre Trillium

June 27th-29th 2014 was Trillium at Pickering Horse Centre. After the failure of the previous show I felt in need of redemption. And boy did we ever redeem ourselves!

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Thursday Night Lesson – Developing the Outside Ride

Tuesday lessons didn’t happen this week due to rain. We have an indoor arena but our boarder lessons get double booked with school lessons. The school lessons take priority and get to use the arena. Usually if the rain isn’t … Continue reading

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How to be a Tack Ho for $47.69

There’s a huge warehouse sale this week at one of my favourite tack stores. I had gift cards saved up since Christmas and my birthday so I only ended up spending about $47 out of pocket. Yay me! And yay … Continue reading

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June 8th 2014 Jokers Hill Trillium

Occasionally I forget how to ride and this happens to be one of the shows where that happened. Although this could be explained by the fact that Tucker and I were still a new team trying to work out all … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Lesson – Half-Halt

I meant to take pictures of the ring last night but I didn’t remember until I was driving home. Oh well. We were riding in the main hunter ring again with the same course that was set on Tuesday.

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Tuesday Night Lesson – Fading

Twice a week Tuck and I have lessons. We lesson with my friend C and the horse she leases and shows in the Children’s Training Division. She’s a lot younger and has been riding for a lot less time than … Continue reading

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How to Be a Responsible Adult

An alternative title to this post could be “what to do with your tax return”. Yes it’s that time of year again when we pray to the money gods to make it rain. Thankfully because I’m a part time student … Continue reading

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