Just what I needed

Just what I needed

My (human) valentine was kind enough to know that I needed a horse-filled weekend. I popped down to Global on Saturday for the Special with a friend and loved every second. I haven't been down to AGDF the last two years so it was quite energizing to breathe it all in. The highest caliber horse and rider duos were [...]

A tale of ice boots

A tale of ice boots

It's a good thing I've got adaptability on the brain. Got a text from the barn yesterday that ponyface had swelling on his tendon. Le sigh. I didn't think too hard on it when she told me, he's a boy's boy and is always up to something. One of the other boarders saw him and a co-conspirator playing [...]

Adaptable Goals

Adaptable Goals

Normally, my deadlines are firm. They tend to revolve around a catalog being sent to print, a major order getting out the door, the craze before market week. In a zippy twist, today's mission is pony related. I find myself teetering between thinking that setting training goals is either a dangerous preoccupation or potentially a great kick in the pants. As I was tacking up, I realized [...]

Five Month Recap

Five Month Recap

Saturday marked five months that Fritz has been in the US!   I was away last weekend for work and happily the six hour flight allowed me some time to think about our first months together and all that we still have to learn. I must admit, it's a bit disheartening to realize that he's been here [...]