Sir Winston Goes to School

Since the one-hour catching session, I have been working with Winston every day or every few days.  I have not ridden since then, but we have been practicing the first, and absolutely necessary phase of riding, the catching-the-horse phase.  Genius I am not, but I...

Pria and Red – Where was I?

Oh yeah, we were in Asheville.  Red was the amazing rubber horse.  Especially compared to the other horses in attendance who were much older, and had accumulated a lifetime of stiffness and resistance.  Fortunately, he had none of these habits to overcome.  He was a...

Pria and Red – Horse Memories

While I am so thankful to still have Yosemite Sam with me, I do not ever want to forget all the great horses I have been blessed to know in my life.  Of course not all of them were mine, and I probably don’t have any pics to share of a lot of them, but I can...

How Many Wrinkles for Correct Bit Position?

I have just recently stumbled on to the Quick Tips by Julie Goodnight on YouTube, and I’m lovin them.  Lots don’t apply to me so I skip them, but I would much rather watch 10 videos that last 30 seconds each, than one that lasts five minutes.  Maybe...

Gussie Glamour

I have intended to get pics of Gussie for many months now, and KEEP forgetting.  So, today I remembered.  We were already in the truck and leaving, but I remembered none the less.  So, we went back and Jay got some good shots of her. Left:  This is a typical shot of...