Riding Kasino

March 17, 2014 12:31 by Jaime
The arena is either concrete or mud it seems this winter (much more of the latter than the former).  We haven't strung together more than three rides in a row since November.  But here's wha... [More]

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2 year old longeline passed

February 28, 2014 19:46 by Jaime
APHA passes 2 year old longe line for 2015.
APHA passes 2 year old longe line for 2015. [More]

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Snow day for Kasino

February 15, 2014 20:46 by Jaime
After the latest round of snow, the horses had spent quite a bit of time in the barn.  Kasino, in particular, was anxious to go outside and play.  When I opened the window to share the winte... [More]

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What does a good photo mean?

December 18, 2013 07:58 by Jaime
A picture is worth a thousand words.  We've all heard that phrase.  So instead of writing a lengthy blog article, let me show you.  Take a look at Chalan's two pictures from his adopti... [More]

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What CAN you do?

December 1, 2013 14:54 by Jaime
The point is this: too muddy to ride? too tired to saddle? too dark when you get home? Find something you CAN do. I promise there's something productive. Maybe it's not your first choice, but there's always something.
The point is this: too muddy to ride? too tired to saddle? too dark when you get home? Find something you CAN do. I promise there's something productive. Maybe it's not your first choice, but there's always something. [More]

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Kasino in his first rail class

September 15, 2013 22:12 by Jaime
Kasino rode around in various amounts of traffic, including racking horses, running horses, and even tiny minis and ponies that were the most interesting to him.
Kasino rode around in various amounts of traffic, including racking horses, running horses, and even tiny minis and ponies that were the most interesting to him. [More]

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BREAKING NEWS: Surprise visit ruins showmanship practice!

June 2, 2013 12:19 by Jaime
Bothersome little brothers make for poor showmanship sessions but entertaining videos.
Bothersome little brothers make for poor showmanship sessions but entertaining videos. [More]

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Mares do whatever they want to do - when they want to do it

May 6, 2013 13:26 by Jaime
There’s nobody who will convince me that mare can’t tell time and wasn’t trying to make a fool out of me.
There’s nobody who will convince me that mare can’t tell time and wasn’t trying to make a fool out of me. [More]

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Questions regarding stallion handling.

May 5, 2013 12:12 by Jaime
So I've always been so lucky that Kasino is super quiet and easy going.  He's never done any of those stallion things that often garner young stallions so many spankings.  But on April 17, r... [More]

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Pictures from Kasino's birthday party

April 17, 2013 22:23 by Jaime
Yes, Kasino had a birthday party. After all, he is two. That only happens once!
Yes, Kasino had a birthday party. After all, he is two. That only happens once! [More]

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Pinterest Fails...and Successes!

April 15, 2013 00:14 by Jaime
So by accident, I found a blog outlining the top 17 Pinterest Fails. This prompted me to wonder how many others fail at their Pinterest tasks. I think the answer is evidently several, based on the Google results for Pinterest fail. Only having started using Pinterest last summer for Jessica's baby shower, I probably have less Pinterest stories than most folks, but it motivated me to write this post about my own Pinterest experiments. [More]

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Seeing is believing!

April 14, 2013 08:40 by Jaime
As an amateur who tries to do so much myself, it always is truly eye opening for someone to video or ride your colt for you. Typically I find the holes in my training, but yesterday I found everything to be much more seamless than originally thought.
As an amateur who tries to do so much myself, it always is truly eye opening for someone to video or ride your colt for you. Typically I find the holes in my training, but yesterday I found everything to be much more seamless than originally thought. [More]

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