Saturday, December 25, 2010

And now... back to the horses...

December was rough on my horse time! Business trips and then vacation for a week of skiing with my family. The skiing was fantastic, but by the end I was really missing my equine buddies and ready to put my energy back into my horsemanship.

I was finally able to get out today and enjoy a horse. I chose Rain. I trimmed her feet and gave her a good grooming. Then, Rain and I took Chrissy and Cowboy out for a trail ride. It was a short ride, 1-2 miles, but it was nice to be out!! Rain and I have a great language together and I really feel like riding her is like hanging out with my old best friend. I don't spend a lot of time with her as I'm trying to further develop Gem and I've been starting younger horses. But, I always miss her and decided to try ACTHA with her this year instead of trying another season with Z. I'd like to get Z ready for some endurance rides. And Gem and I will continue our L4 journey with maybe a couple shows. I have big plans for 2011!

Anyway, nice to be back in the barn to do more than just feed.

1 comment:

Parelli Central said...

Yes, big plans for 2011, cool!
I wish you and your family - two and four-legged - a Happy New Year....

Petra Christensen
Parelli 2Star Junior Instructor
Parelli Central