Gina’s New Stifles

Gina’s New Stifles

Years ago, my friend next door told me, “You know, I think if you got Gina injected, you’d have a nice Second Level horse.” Gina isn’t making her Second Level debut any time soon, but I did have her stifles injected recently. Since I got Gina eight…

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…

Earning my colors

Earning my colors

Whew, nearly a month has passed since my last post- time flies when you’re having fun, I suppose! The last month hasn’t been particularly interesting. I went trail riding a few times; the weather has been decidedly spring-like in the last few weeks. Gina, Candy,…

Reflections on 2018

Reflections on 2018

It’s easy for me to look back on 2018 and declare it the shittiest year ever. My eagerly anticipated foal was euthanized after being in and out of the vet clinic for a month. The vet bill incurred by Marrakesh and Gina’s care was staggering…