Trail ride report

On Sunday morning, Tara invited me to come with her on a trail ride around the farm. The trail ride was fun and enlightening. Kasane was pulled out of the stall, saddled, and away we went (instead of working her in the ring first). Tara rode Rooster (Friesian/Paint cross), Carmen Read more…

Saddle fitting in the morning

Tomorrow morning we’re taking Kasane to have her saddles fitted. It’s been over a year since I purchased the Prestige Venus K monoflap saddle. It was fitted to her when she was butt high and she is now level (even slightly up hill). Because the saddles aren’t quite adjusted properly Read more…

Saddle fitting

Kasane had her saddle fitting yesterday and there were some pretty big surprises. First off, instead of being butt high, she’s leveled out. When the saddle fitter saw her, he said “Oh my!” at how much she has changed since the last time he saw her. At the saddle fitting Read more…

Playlist for stories

I tend to create playlists for stories I’m working on. I have a playlist on Rdio that I created for Lady in the Tree (novel) and also use for Ride Softly (short story). I was helping a friend with her writing project yesterday and we started discussing play lists we Read more…

Dealing with a horse who trips

One of Isis’ scariest symptoms was her near-constant tripping. I tried various methods to help her: chiropractic treatment, acupuncture, massage, riding techniques, and other things. Before she was diagnosed with EPM, I spent years trying to figure out what was causing the tripping. Where there consistent factors in where or Read more…

Trim time

It had only been eight weeks since the mares had been trimmed. Last week their feet looked okay. Friday their feet in serious need of a trim. The farrier took off almost half an inch from both girls’ feet during the trim. Very impressive. Rajiyyah’s feet had grown so much Read more…

Which class and alignment are you?

Took the test and was either a 6th level Wizard or a 6th level druid. I’ll take the druid. I Am A: Neutral Good Human Druid (6th Level) Ability Scores: Strength-14 Dexterity-16 Constitution-12 Intelligence-16 Wisdom-17 Charisma-17 Alignment:Neutral Good A neutral good character does the best that a good person can Read more…

Gaming theory and stuff

A friend of mine and I were talking about gaming theory before lunch today. These are the sites we talked about. I’m posting these so I can go back and read them later. Bundle of Holding — like a software bundle except with RPGs. Role-playing game theory GNS Theory (gamist, Read more…