Maybe Bobby DID Listen to Me!
The buzz-bomber flies are out. Thank goodness for fly spray. Out at Shannon’s I saw two horses out in the pasture doing two-barrel kicks just to shake these nasty flies off their backs.
It is hard to believe it is August down here, usually in August we get our biggest heat, this year it has been rather pleasant in the mornings with nice cool breezes. This week I did not melt in the saddle!
Bobby looked just as pissed off as usual when…Continue
Mia Kindly Shows Me My Current Limitations
I did not get to ride today, just before Shannon was going to pick me up I started to hear rumblings of thunder, and then it started raining. I was not especially disappointed, my ride on Bobby last week totally exhausted me because I had to use so many of my muscles so often. After I got home I wrote last week’s blog, went to sleep for three hours, and it took me a few days to recover completely. Of course in an ideal world today would…Continue
I Ride, But I Don’t Last Very Long
It is cooler down here this week, instead of the temperatures going up to 105° F they have been only getting up to 99° F. Next week we will finally cool down to normal, the upper 80’s, a cold front is due to come through.
Wednesday, for my lesson, Mick started off really stiff. I have been giving him massages with my little hand held roller massager before I ride, he really…Continue
Added by Jackie Cochran on July 8, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments
Bobby is a Pony
After not being to get down off of Merlin without help I woke up last Sunday REALLY reluctant to ride him. I couldn’t get Shannon on the phone to tell her I had to switch to someone shorter for the summer, so I took two bridles and three girths out to the farm. Luckily I got there before Shannon had caught Merlin and she cheerfully agreed to let me ride Bobby, her British Riding Pony, who had been donated to her program because he had had ulcers. Turning…Continue
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