Tag: buckskin mare
3 fabulous reasons I ride
I do like it when a horse is well trained and does everything I want and does not react or get his ears pinned back and turns and trots and canters only at my command. To be able to get that kind of horse ride is the process of consistent time with the horse. 3…
Horses have a certain look. The eyes are best to be looked at at the right or left side of their head, as horse eyes are really positioned on the side of their face. Humans’ eyes are straight on centre of our head. Horses aren’t great at full frontal viewing. I grabbed some photos that…
I like to pause for a moment and take a breath before I enter into a relationship that requires attention at a different mindset.
the weather is better
The evenings are amazing for weather. My husband and I spend a lot of our evenings with our horses. When we have unsaddled our horses they get to eat green grass for a few minutes. Green grass in middle of September? We had 11 inches of rain in a matter of a few days a…
My anxiety journey with the horse
Yes, that was me. When I learned to ride 18 years ago it was not without tension and a tight stomach-ache. Before I got on the horse I always had to excuse myself and head to the washroom.. Three years ago it ended. I am now very comfortable on a horse. I still overthink getting…
quick easy thoughts
Summer is supposed to be easy so here we go: Visit friends and laugh frequently Look at my bedding plants and say hello Like my soft cushy new padded bike seat cover keep visiting the lakes in my area; it is why I moved here keep my horse rides easy and make sure my horse…
The herd boss is Rocky on the far left. He is a Dunn horse. Ben is the paint horse. Grace is the buckskin, Ziggy is the sorrel and Norman is the thoroughbred on far right.
head in the straw
These horses are happy with their new straw bed. No interesting words on this post. I am just enjoying the movements of our horses and small pleasures outside.
warming up my horse (and me too)
I was taught to snake (serpentine) around the arena by Buck Brannaman. It is a great routine to warm up my horse and the horse has something different to do than just walk along the arena fence. I also like it because it gives me a focus and plan to start my longer rides.
horse + rider photo flops
I am now getting quite advanced with my self-timer on my camera using a tripod. Well as you can see in these photos I have nailed it (LOL)!