Tag Archives: mare

Harness Training Day 9: I got dragged by Chewbacca

What a day it was today!  It was a long, long, long day.  It always seems like weekends are more work than work.  What a day at the barn.  Whew.  After some shopping/errands this morning and some idle looking through … Continue reading

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Blowing Off Steam..

Oh what a week or two or three it’s been. I have settled into the idea of no longer riding and I’m doing (mentally) Ok.  Diet is coming along.  I am down 12.6 pounds.  I can’t tell by looking in … Continue reading

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Play Time

So yesterday after work I headed out to the barn.  Since Chewie is getting daily medication, I’m at the barn every day, which I have no complaints about.  Although I wish I could say I’m at the barn every day … Continue reading

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Trio Regrouped

Well, Chewbacca came back to home base yesterday.  As nice as it’s been having him at the show barn receiving jumping training, it was very nice to get him home and see him back with Luke and Dixie.  They seemed … 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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A little more play than work…

Well, the last couple times I have worked Chewie this week have been flat workouts in lieu of lessons.  Both rides were tremendous.  I have a little trick now, when he starts to slack and ignores my leg, I reach … Continue reading

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The hardened criminal I am…

Ok, this has DEFINITELY started out to be a really STRANGE YEAR!!!!  We’re barely 1 week into 2011 and I’m ready for it to be over.  It’s like a line in the show “The Office”……. “I try to wait as … Continue reading

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