The force… takes a lot of energy…

Sunday, June 28, 2015 After two days of pouring down rain, Sunday brought partly cloudy skies and mild breezy temps. Perfect for a Faygo day. I hadn’t been on her in more than a week, and just hopping into her saddle (the one I bought this spring- which I love!) felt like going home. KhaleesiContinue reading “The force… takes a lot of energy…”

Riding Lesson

Friday, June 26, 2015 I haven’t spent much time on trotting horses and decided this spring I could use a lesson to improve my riding skills. If we’re going to ride 100 miles over 20-plus hours, I think it would help us both if I were more balanced and efficient up in the saddle. TheContinue reading “Riding Lesson”

Run Through the Jungle

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 On our camping trip last week we had discussions about being stuck in tents and trailers with those who snore. I told Madison (we hung hammocks in a stall) that I could not guarantee a snore-free experience because I had no idea if I snore. The next day she exclaimed “Nope-Continue reading “Run Through the Jungle”

Take Away

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 I’ve been thinking about what I learned from volunteering at the OD ride for a couple of days now. As much as it was hard to be there without a horse watching everyone else¬†doing what I wanted to be doing, it was an invaluable experience and I’m so glad I volunteered.Continue reading “Take Away”