05.05.12 Chamomile Fashion Derby Update

FINALLY, I got the pics from the Olympic candidates.  So, the album has been updated with those pics for a complete view of the day.  Not sure how, but we neglected to take any photos of our delicious lunch.  Note to self:  do better on food coverage; it is essential...

05.05.12 Chamomile Fashion Derby

Churchill Downs has their hats, pies, and mint juleps, and we cannot begin to compete with those.  However, we have our own fashion statements, such as the dual raincoats, where the full length slicker is worn under the waist length oilskin.  Look for this to become a...

04.15.12 Opening the Season with a Tax Day Ride!

April 15 notoriously means TAX DAY to many people, and it’s a dreaded deadline.  Fortunately for me, the day brought something much more pleasant than a deadline.  We were able to get out and have a great ride on Sunday afternoon; my first of the year.  It was...

Mental Mapping

Not interested in the competitive benefits, but I like the mental preparation no matter what activity to be undertaken.  May sound odd, but I think it applies to trail riding as well.  While there’s nothing wrong with making it up as you go, I prefer to have...

Interesting Ideas on Riding WITH Your Cell Phone

    Most all of us are never far from our cells, whether they be the smart or regular variety.  I am always trying to find a better way to keep mine readily accessible and yet protected from harm. EQUINE Ink shares some thoughts here.  Check it out. This...