Cleared to ride

I’ve been healing very well from the accident. The physical therapist and my regular doctor have been positive and upbeat about how quickly I’ve been recovering. I have been doing regular exercises and trying to not work too much on the computer. The strain from looking down exacerbates the neck Read more…

Car go crunch

Last week on Wednesday, I was taking the back way home to avoid accidents on the interstate and ended up in an accident myself. A silver SUV turned left from oncoming traffic across my lane on 54. Major intersection. Lots of traffic. One minute my lane was clear, and the Read more…

Free lunging Kasane

When Kasane and I do serpentines free-lunging, I usually only have my carrot stick (4′ stick used for cues with a six foot lash). You are right in that most of the cues she is working from are body language and voice commands (walk, trot, reverse, etc.). You know how Read more…

Visiting the mares

On the drive out to the barn, my headache of two days went from mild to bad to worse. I get sinus headaches with migraine-like symptoms (light and sound sensitivity especially). My head was way too sensitive to go riding. I still went out to the barn since I hadn’t Read more…