Heart: the puzzle

Saturday, February 4, 2017 It’s February.  So far Khaleesi is on track for 50 miles at the Blackwater ride on March 5. We’re picking up miles with at least one 10-15 mile ride per week and she’s stayed sound. Saddle fit is doing great with my old pad and we even have boots that seem […]

Heart: on the road part deux

Sunday, January 15, 2017 This was too good of an update not to post so here’s a brief follow up to the Heart progress blog even though it’s the same day! Sunday was not as wet and cold as I’d expected so after some house chores (woke up and realized my barn was probably cleaner […]

All things old…

Monday, May 23, 2016 As promised, work has been busy after returning from the Buck clinic. Still I’ve carved out a get back on the trail afternoon for a 12 mile ride and snuck in a morning to warm up our arena skills inspired by seeing the work in action in Reno.  I saw some […]

Unnatural Horsemanship 

Monday, May 16, 2016 Bull butter… It’s not natural horsemanship. There is nothing natural about it. You’re asking a horse to give up their nature and partner with you. It’s opposite of natural for them to think and not run. –Buck Brannaman I took a long weekend to spend a few days visiting my mom […]