Michelle Synnot has not received any gifts yet
Started Aug 8, 2009
Posted on August 1, 2011 at 1:12pm
I enjoyed my brief time working as a groom at Hastings Park Racetrack here in Vancouver BC. Apart from getting yelled at for not shoveling fast enough or putting foreign race tack on incorrectly.. overall very good learning experience. I learned some pretty great phrases while I was there too, as well as how to truly 'do it yourself'.
It was a real reality check for me. I had come from pretty pretty princess hunter world where my tack was polished, my horse was polished and I…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2011 at 5:25pm
I'm sure a lot of folks who self board their animals have had this happen once or twice.. 'Oh look, the feed bill came, how much is it this month?'... -insert jaw drop, eye pop, and then possibly a thwack after hitting the ceiling + string of expletives- Mine got to 700 dollars for TWO HORSES a few months ago FOR ONE MONTH. 'WTF!'
Posted on July 15, 2011 at 2:39pm — 2 Comments
I think a huge part of being a good rider is knowing when to ask for help... and being able to make informed decisions without necessarily following the flock...
I've been riding for over 15 years. I wouldn't call myself a professional, there's been the odd time I've accepted money for lessons or for a training ride or two, but horses are not my main occupation by any means. That being said, I would say my knowledge on the topic is comparable to an individual with a level one…Continue
Posted on June 30, 2011 at 4:50pm — 4 Comments
Posted on July 20, 2009 at 9:21pm — 5 Comments