What I Hope For many of us, the world looks significantly different than it did at the beginning of the year. Many stables shut their doors to anyone other than those directly involved in their horses’ care. Others have
“What you can’t accomplish in an hour should usually be put off until tomorrow.” ~Bill Steinkraus I have a student who continually criticizes herself. During each lesson, she regularly laments how bad her leg feels, or how how she can’t
Horses has evolved across thousands of years. Their success as a species is due, in part, to their ability to figure out where they fit in the herd. Their failure to accurately assess where they are in the pecking order
June was a long month. The first half was filled with showing, showing, showing. We had the Upperville Colt and Horse Show, followed by the Loudoun Benefit Horse Show. They are both held in the same location and we are
It’s been a fun month, working with “G” and Arnie. We jumped Arnie a second time and he’s coming along. Nice form and really a doll – ready to try anything. He’s settled in so well, he’s eager for trying
The last two weeks have been crazy. I have a bunch of clients looking for horses to purchase (yay!), so I’ve been running around Virginia and Maryland trying horses of varying sizes, abilities and levels of experience. Last Thursday, we
So we now have three prospects for the program, it’s so exciting! On Tuesday, we picked up a horse that my sister purchased. Spanish Affair (Briggs) is a possible prospect: my sister left him with me to assess this month.