Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mastering our fancy side pass on the trail…. in a halter

After some good soaking rain last weekend, on Tuesday we trailered out to the southeast entrance to Briones Regional Park in search of reliably dry trails. And we found some…. along with a herd of grazing goats. Oh you should … Continue reading

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What a difference a little bushwacking makes….

Last week we had some challenging trail riding. Ok it was challenging because we had a string of 5, I kid you not, bikers, hikers and dogs (some carrying LOGS) in a row, zooming around a blind corner on a … Continue reading

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Logging more trail miles

We were able to get in 2 more trail rides this week despite the rather warm temperatures. Today we started out much earlier and enjoyed a different energy in the woods. It is usually quiet in the afternoons as perhaps … Continue reading

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Goofing off with great rewards!

So Thursday found me taking a break from trail riding with Dove. What should I do I asked myself? Cherokee my gelding gave me the answer. He had his head hanging over his gate with this “please pick me” look … Continue reading

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Trail riding F*U*N!

This week my steady eddy Dove & I have been enjoying the nearby trails. We took a much needed break from practising our Freestyle audition routine. All work and no play makes for dull partners. So last Sunday a small … Continue reading

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I’m melting… I’m melting…..

Since my last post we’ve had 6 straight days of a sweltering heatwave. My horses and I were sweating standing still … in the shade! Thus most of our play time was imaginery. I must say we all did fantastic! … Continue reading

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