Tag Archives: jumper

Great Drives, Grand Prix, Rain, and more!

Well, it has certainly been a busy busy busy few days since my last post.   My driving time has been wonderful.  After a good long road drive for both the boys earlier in the week, the last couple of drives … Continue reading

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Small steps in the right direction

OK, the Chronicles post has blown far beyond anything I could ever imagine.  I think it’s over 300 posts now (I’ve never had anything I’ve ever written receive so much attention!), and everyone has pretty much pointed out the same … Continue reading

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All I ask is for a horse to ride…

……and a jump to ride it over. Why is this too much to ask? If you’ve read past posts about Spyder, Tate, and the other horses in my trail of bad riding over the last few years, you’ll know that … Continue reading

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Spring Legging Up and Legging Down

Yes, only just over a week ago I was talking about major blizzards, incapacitating amounts of snow and sub freezing temps.  And now I’m talking about SPRING. As only the crazy Chicago weather can do, there has been a major … Continue reading

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Improved Chewbacca

Ok, so I guess there was some huge football game yesterday here around Chicago but it wasn’t the super bowl.  I thought it was, because everyone was ranting about this game.  It was madness I tell ya!!!   Something about the … Continue reading

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Chewbacca and the refusal

I have a theory with my riding.  My theory changes from horse to horse, because if I’m driving, than my theory is going to be different than if I am riding dressage, hunter, or just taking a trail ride. In … Continue reading

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Stepping it up…

Yesterday I took a lesson with Chewbacca and my trainer noted that it clearly appears we’ve been “doing our homework”.  Chewbacca has just come around in the most amazing ways.  He has been super soft through the mouth, flexed through … Continue reading

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