Testing the Limits

From Iron Mountain 50: Friday, August 26, 2016 7am: I felt the excitement of starting with more than 30 other riders in the morning fog along the New River. That feeling you get when you think ‘I get to ride my horse today!’ only times 100 because you are embarking on a 50 mile adventureContinue reading “Testing the Limits”

Capaill Uisce

Thursday, August 25, 2016 So far this trip has been the smoothest of my ride weekends. I feel a slight forboding as it’s been a little too easy somehow.       I got to the barn and found Khaleesi and Faygo both right at the gate in the early pre-dawn glow (their cycle is usually to beContinue reading “Capaill Uisce”

Back in the mountains

Monday, August 8, 2016 After a week in the lovely city of Charleston SC of music and good bourbon it’s nice to be home.  When I walked toward the pasture on Saturday the girls hasn’t seemed to notice I was back. When I called out to them from afar they picked their heads up, perkedContinue reading “Back in the mountains”

Needs improvement.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Our official grade at the end of the Iron Mountain ride was an “A-“. I am so pleased that Khaleesi and I completed¬†the ride, finished in time, healthy, and in good spirits even if we were close to the back of the pack. I took a few days to just baskContinue reading “Needs improvement.”

8 feet on the ground

From Friday, August 28, 2015 With everything loaded in we hit the road on Thursday and though my poor truck was loaded down, we made it to Ivanhoe mid-afternoon to set up camp on the New River. It was the first big weekend for my new trailer which is so nice to have! My truckContinue reading “8 feet on the ground”