Sunday, December 9, 2012

MERRY CHRISTMAS to me...

All I was for Christmas is...

A PONY! Ha just kidding, but I can dream right?!

I sent my family the following things :)

Girth to match my bridle

Clippers

Breeches

BoT Pad

Reins

Cooler


Friday, Saturday, Sunday...

Friday my trainer said Henry was really good- yay!

Saturday we had a lesson and there were 8 peeps in the lesson... I don't mind riding with a crowd but a crowd with such varied skill level is hard.

Henry was good- a bit fresh but I didn't lunge so what so I expect?!

We hacked around- even some no stirrup work- KILLER... this horse is bouncy and until you try to ride him you have NO IDEA what it is like ;)

Moved onto jumping... Jump the little panel, a long straight ride to the rail and then a tight roll back ish turn and then a long approach to another panel, quick left turn to the X and then a nice approach to the first panel again. Did this a couple times and then we were done. He was better... Henry tends to get fast and heavier throughout a course so it was nice to be able to accomplish a whole go without falling apart.

Today he got turned out and was a ball of mud after...

Hack Monday, lesson Tuesday, off Wednesday, lesson Thursday, trainer ride Friday and hopefully a lesson Saturday.

Screen Shot from 12-4-12 lesson

12 comments:

  1. Great photo!! Sounds like you made progress in your lesson. Libby tends to also get heavy throughout a course, so I feel your pain!

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    1. Thanks! Yeah it's nice to do a course without stopping after each jump LOL

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  2. Awesome photo - you guys look fabulous! Henry has plenty of scope to spare, doesn't he? :-)

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    1. Yeah the bigger we go the better he is :)

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  3. Just have to say, LOVE LOVE LOVE the BoT pad. Unfortunately now i'm addicted, and want more of their stuff (if only).

    Love the jump shot, he's got a nice scopey jump :P

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    1. one of my barn friend loves their stuff so i am excited to try it out if I get it for Christmas :)

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  4. Great pic! Both of you look good!

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  5. Awesome photo, you guys look awesome :)

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    1. lol ... thanks! I am starting to not freak out at them :)

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