Saturday, April 13, 2013

Yep I would like to have all my rides like this!




Thursday and Friday's lessons were very similar ... just Friday I rode better then Thursday :) Both were great lessons, hard work but I felt SO good after them.

Started out with a high high horse on Thursday so Friday I made sure to really really really tire him out.

So both lessons went a little something like this...

Hacking around, working through the issues of the horse eating benches and plastic chairs... then onto some lead changes... then jumping-






1. an X
2. Vertical
3. Oxer
4. Wall
5. Wall (kinda)
6. Box

Started going back and forth over 1 to warm up. Stopping not far after the jump and also getting the change and going through the corners... keeping Henry on his toes!

Then we did a whole bunch of different combinations of courses with all the jumps. I had some troubles when we did the oxer to the vertical, idk why but I did but was able to work through it. I kept getting deep spots- don't know what my issue was.

Henry jumped everything really well and was a rock star so I can't complain.





Saturday Henry has a trainer ride since hubby is working so I wasn't able to ride. I joked with my trainer that he was going to be awesome Saturday cause I put in some hard (but good) rides ... They jumped the same course as above, the jumps were just up 1 or 2 holes. He was great as I expected haha!

Going to the barn next to ours tonight to watch my bff run barrels :)

Henry will get turned out to graze tomorrow- rough life! lol

16 comments:

  1. Sounds like so much fun! It's so great when they're rock stars. :)

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  2. that's right, R is at bassos. glad henry was a good boy!

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    1. He totally was!

      Rach doesn't board at Basso's... there is just a race there tonight. :)

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  3. Glad to hear Henrys been a good boy :-)

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    1. It was FREEZING and windy but she got second soooo it was worth it :)

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  5. Sounds like he was great! Love those kinds of rides :-)

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    1. Totally.. now they should all be like it lol!

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  6. Glad you had good rides! We need them to remind us that these little friggers are worth it now and then, haha.

    I never get tired of seeing all your photos with the green grass.
    (Well, okay, I get a little jealous, haha.)

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    1. Totally.. id love it if he would remind me of it daily lol! To bad its an animal and that won't happen :)

      Come visit CA :)

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  7. Glad Henry was a rock star! He seems like he's being a really good boy lately.

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    1. fingers crossed it stays this way lol!!!

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  8. Yay for Henry rocking it!
    Also I love the horsey health warning at the top of your post! Where do you find those class snapshots?!

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