Theodore

After a long period of radio silence, I thought it might be time to give you all an update. For those who’ve been reading for awhile, you know it was a rough last few months in Florida as I adjusted to Avery’s declining quality of life, and eventually had to let him go. I’m so… Continue reading Theodore

Good Boy.

Today marks six years since Rachel died, and my heart hurts a little bit extra, because it’s been about two weeks since I said goodbye to my little dog. Although I wrote a social media post that evening, I knew I would eventually come to this space at some point, in order to help process… Continue reading Good Boy.

Time to Step Up

What a stellar week for the Most Perfect Mare! We’ve done a lot of good work since we arrived, but this week I really felt like her brain has truly settled into the routine. Mentally, she feels like she did during the last month or so in Vermont – we had “clicked”. We are working… Continue reading Time to Step Up

Throw Your Heart Over First

As I mentioned in my last post, my plans for this week included lunging before the first ride of the week (if not more often, especially when the weather was “chilly”), raising the bar when it comes to HM’s response to my leg, and if the trot isn’t good enough at first, go straight to… Continue reading Throw Your Heart Over First

Can’t Have Progress Without Persistence

I’ve been here in Welly World for a month and a few days – time has flown, yet I feel like we’ve already packed so much into these past few weeks. In Vermont, it can be a bit of a trek to get anywhere. While I love being away from the craziness of city life… Continue reading Can’t Have Progress Without Persistence

A Few Weeks In

The group of horses last to arrive here in FL are now up to full work after slowly being brought back into the schedule following their travel. That means HM and I hit the “full work” mark a few days ago. After lunging her for a handful of days, then lunging before riding for another… Continue reading A Few Weeks In

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