Candy

Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

It’s been a very rainy spring so far, but last week had a few consecutive days of hot, sunny weather. That meant I could both mow my hugely overgrown lawn and ride in my neighbor’s outdoor arena! On Thursday, I opted to ride first, and tacked […]

Summer Plans

Summer Plans

Now that I have free time again, I’m attempting to put together a plan for the summer. The horses are all woefully out of the shape; I don’t think I’ve ridden at all since closing hunt last month! All three horses look healthy and shiny […]

Slowly but surely

Slowly but surely

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’ve waited for the other shoe to drop regarding Candy’s changed behavior. Happily, it hasn’t- Candy continues to be pleasant, calm, and much less anxious! Last Thursday, I decided to skip yoga class and ride instead. Candy […]

Candy the normal horse

Candy the normal horse

A couple of weeks ago, the vet was out to my neighbor’s for normal maintenance and spring vaccinations. I told my neighbor to put my horses on the list; I can’t overstate the convenience of living next door to a big boarding barn. All three […]

Lessons on Candy

Lessons on Candy

Some time shortly before the new year, I was texting with a foxhunting friend. (Longtime readers will know her from the Q & A about foxhunting she did on this blog!) Our conversation centered around getting ourselves and our horses fit for a combined test […]