Moe

Annual vet visit

Annual vet visit

The horses saw the vet on Tuesday for their annual exams, and it was a very exciting time. Gina was scheduled for an ultrasound and Pneumabort vaccine. (She’ll receive her annual vaccinations next month, when she’s about 30 days away from foaling.) She was well-behaved, […]

Cross country schooling at Feather Creek Farm

Cross country schooling at Feather Creek Farm

Last Saturday, Moe and I went cross country schooling at Feather Creek Farm with a group from the barn. My original plan was to take Candy, work her unmounted on a longe line over small cross country obstacles, and do some mounted work if she […]

Remembering to have fun

Remembering to have fun

For the last few months, the only horse I’ve been riding is Candy. Work kept me busy in the fall, and I was focused on getting Candy ready for hunting. Gina and Moe were being ridden a couple of times a week by their lesson […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us here at Hand Gallop! I celebrated with pizza and board games with friends last night, and I’m kicking off 2018 by sitting in my heated house and planning out the competition year because it’s 18° F outside. Tentatively, […]

Breeding (and life) update

Breeding (and life) update

Whew, where did the last few weeks go? This time of year is always fairly busy for me, but the last month has been a whirlwind. I spent half a week in Denver for my sister-in-law’s wedding at the end of September, and went to […]