Month: August 2016

Goal progress

Goal progress

I’m not the best with goals; I have difficulty setting them, difficulty monitoring them, and (as a result) difficulty achieving them. I’ve read that goal setting can be a helpful and effective exercise, though. At the beginning of the year, I decided to set some […]

The process of property hunting

The process of property hunting

Over the last year or so, Johnny and I came to the realization that our lives would be easier if we lived in a place where the horses could live with us. The facility where they’re boarded is absolutely excellent, and they receive top-notch care, […]

Highway star

Highway star

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The floodgates have opened now that work’s sent me to HIPICO Santa Fe; I guess they figure if I’m willing to travel 650+ miles to Santa Fe, I’m willing to go anywhere!

I’ll be on the road again a few more times this year if anyone wants to meet up. Here’s where I’m headed:

  • September 7-11: USDF Region 4 Championships in Mason City, Iowa
  • September 26-October 3: Dressage at Devon (yes, I really am going this year- I’ve booked my flight!)
  • October 6-9: USDF Region 9 Championships in Katy, Texas (somewhat tentative)

The first two are definite. Region 9 is somewhat tentative, as work isn’t totally sure if the big mobile unit is going. (I’m usually with the small one.) At any rate, if you’ll be at Region 4 or Dressage at Devon and want to say hello, let me know. I’ve also got several complimentary admission tickets for Devon; let me know if you’d like one!

Mini reviews, part 3

Mini reviews, part 3

Here’s another handful of products that don’t merit a full post, but deserve mention (for good or ill)! Guter Sitz-Sit Tite Spray This spray creates friction and “sticks” you to the saddle; I originally bought it to help me stick to my slippery dressage saddle […]

Trail riding at Oologah Lake

Trail riding at Oologah Lake

Before I hauled Moe down to the show on Friday, I spent the morning trail riding with friends at Oologah Lake. I took Gina, as I was aiming to cross something off my summer bucket list: horse swimming! Gina has a variety of quirks: she […]