Experimenting with the Masterson Method

Experimenting with the Masterson Method

A few weeks ago, one of the women I know through yoga class approached me about coming out to the barn. She lives nearby and has been out in the past with the gal who does reiki on the horses. She’d read about something called…

Moe’s triumphant return to dressage

Moe’s triumphant return to dressage

Since his EPM diagnosis and subsequent treatment last fall, Moe has been doing very little. He went cross country schooling in January, and I’ve sporadically pulled him out of the pasture to hack around on. His post-EPM prognosis was always good, but I thought that…

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…