Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lesson Night – WTF – Return To Crazy Town

Tuesday night lesson was relatively uneventful. At the Trillium show this weekend there is a derby, so we spent the evening prepping for that. I’m not showing but my friend (and lesson buddy) C is. So we practiced going up … Continue reading

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Superstitions and Habits

“Find a penny pick it up all day long you’ll have good luck.” Hang a horse shoe right side up to keep the good luck from spilling out, carry a four leaf clover or a rabbit’s foot for good luck, … Continue reading

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Can of Worms Opened…

I had an entirely different post planned for today but then I watched the new this morning before heading to work and I got pissed off. I’m not sure if this has become an issue where you are from but … Continue reading

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Skills Development Hunter Jumper Schooling Show May 24 2015

The first show of the season is under our belts. And it went great! You may have notice by the title that this was only a schooling show. As I mentioned in a previous post, I bought Tucker this year … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Lesson – Dinosaur Socks are Just as Good

I’m about to get a little braggy. We rocked our lesson last night! I rode forward, I kept my eyes up (mostly), I stayed connected and kept his poll elevated, and we made the strides.

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Tuesday Night Lesson – Rhythm = Happy Place

Last night’s lesson was the best one that I’ve had in a long time. I finally had the 12 foot stride rhythm back. It seemed to take a really long time this year to make the transition from indoor to … Continue reading

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August 10 2014 RCRA Trillium 1

August 8th – 10th was the first in the RCRA Summer Trillium series. The high point winner of each division would win a wool cooler at the end of the series. The summer series consisted of only two shows and … Continue reading

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Long Weekend – Swamp Thing

Tucker says that the best grass is in the swamp.

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August 2 2014 Blue Star Trillium

Another 2014 show season catch-up post this week. I don’t have anything else to report as I haven’t been out to the barn since our Tuesday night lesson. Plus I have four more 2014 shows to write about and our … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Lesson – Don’t Anticipate

I feel kind blah about last night’s lesson. I shouldn’t. It went really well. I’m not sure whether it’s just my frame of mind in regards to riding or if it’s because we really didn’t do anything to work on … Continue reading

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