Heartbreak

Heartbreak

This two-part post was three months coming, and even now I'm not certain that I'm quite ready to articulate how I feel. I'll start with an explanation of the devastating news, and in part two I'll attempt to tackle the emotions.  The nitty gritty of heartbreak  On September second, while I was across the country [...]

The Ever-Expanding Herd

The Ever-Expanding Herd

More than just the heat index has changed since I last posted. We added four fuzzy friends to the herd! On April 13, in a group effort with my trainer, we rescued two yearlings and a pregnant mare out of Bastrop Kill Pen. They went to quarantine locally where sweet mama delivered an adorable colt on [...]

Bit Blues

Bit Blues

Isn't it funny how days turn into weeks? Two weeks ago my little dumpling had all of his vaccines in one day for the first time. Two days later, he got his first round of Esterone to help strengthen his stifles that sometimes catch. Two days after that, his neck was swollen an ouchy. Bute to the rescue, it [...]

Let me grumble a minute

Let me grumble a minute

Some days are magical, fluffy puppy filled, dance on rainbow days. And some days you just can't get it to come together. PS: anyone remember Sega's NBA Jams? All I hear right now is "he just can't buy a bucket!"  I was horrible at video games, obvi. Good thing I'm a girl who loves ponies. [...]

Things I Need to Thank My Horse For

1. Thank you for helping me discover my strengths You have shown me that I am best at working long-term for things; I am best at working things out patiently—I don’t fight well. You have shown me that loyalty is incredibly important to me and to know how to give my entire heart and soul to those who I trust.

It’s Wednesday already? 

It’s Wednesday already? 

 My life is legit flashing by.  Had an interesting ride Tuesday morning. Ponyface wasn't sure he wanted a longe warmup (well skip it next ride but he doesn't make the rules here - we did 6 min) and he continued his silly stickiness at mount up.  He's not standing still during solo mounting so I [...]