I've been keeping quiet lately, but Miles has been a little bit footsore ever since last Thursday. It's nothing major, but he's been in enough discomfort to keep us on the sidelines this week. I've been packing his front feet with Magic Cushion and wrapping him overnight, which seems to be helping. He's been steadily getting better and I have high hopes that everything will be back to normal by this weekend. In the meantime, I've been reunited with my favorite pony Vinnie! Trainer graciously allowed me to ride him in my lesson on Thursday and we played dress up. Because there's nothing like fancy boots, a figure eight bridle and fancy Eskadron boots to turn your frown upside.

Last night was my weekly lesson on Vinnie and I am so happy and relieved that it went really well. With all the craziness that went on before and during Trial Horse, I was glad to get back to basics and just have a plain...

I was lucky enough to have a four-day weekend thanks to the holiday, so of course I spent my extra time off at a horse show! New Vocations is a well-recognized and nationally renowned Thoroughbred (and Standardbred!) adoption program located right in my backyard. Every...

This past weekend was another show at our barn. I really enjoyed the last one, but I've been showing so much I really needed a weekend to catch up on everything else...

Last week was pretty hectic, and by the time Friday arrived, I had adopted the following attitude: Just Fuck It. I had to work a full day on Friday (no half-day for me), so I didn't arrive at the showgrounds to school until just after...

Despite some tough questions this last horse show raised, I'm officially calling this last weekend a success, even though I didn't bring home a single ribbon. That, in and of itself, is a big deal as I am currently attending meetings for Satin Lovers Anonymous...

I got some photos back from the last horse show and had to share! Saved the best for last, so make sure to scroll all the way down. :) Walking to the Ring Trying to slow down Kinda cute! This great facial expression brought to you by: PURE CONCENTRATION Vinnie...

I had a weekend full of riding, which is (in my opinion) the best type of weekend to have! I'm going to start out a little bit before the weekend, since I've missed chronicling a few rides. Thursday Lesson My lessons have been moved to Thursday evening...

I had a long, involved post written, but I really need to think more positively in general. So here's all I'm going to say about the beginning: I took the day off on Friday to go up to the show early and watch an old friend show...

My lesson last night started out well. I got to the barn early and had time to chat with the girls before we tacked up. And that's about where the good ended. As soon as I got on Vinnie looked like this: Wahoo! We warmed up, did...