Not From Around These Parts, Schooling Report, Southern Sunday Barrel Association, March 2020

Training Journal If you’re riding a horse, you’ve already won.     Southern Sunday Barrel Association D&D Arena Vincent AL USA Sunday March 1, 2020     Music: Turn and Burn by Sam Riggs, also know as the Barrel Racing Song, “Pay no mind to the glitter and shine its a cover up/Cause the girlContinue reading “Not From Around These Parts, Schooling Report, Southern Sunday Barrel Association, March 2020”

Soggy Week Ahead

Blogging About Blogging Let’s Get Meta     Posts may be disjointed this week. Show planned last weekend. Due to incredible amounts of rain, show moved. New facility is large and awkward to work at. Rodney would be overwhelmed. The goal is to give him confidence in a show environment, not to blow a fuse.Continue reading “Soggy Week Ahead”

Get Off My Lawn, And Take Your Warmblood With You

Training Journal If you’re riding a horse, you’ve already won.     I added Milton and Previous Horse to the Thoroughbred Sport Tracker of the Retired Racehorse Project. The weirdest part of the whole thing for me is the RRP subtitle, “Increasing Demand for Thoroughbreds” Increasing demand? When did this happen? There used to beContinue reading “Get Off My Lawn, And Take Your Warmblood With You”

More Banquet Thoughts, Where To Sit

Adventures in Saddle Seat Enjoy the ride.   I stood in the middle of the room, attempting to look sauve, while madly casting my eyes hither and yon. I was looking for a place to sit at the annual awards banquet [AHSHAA]. If I recognized a person, the table was full. If the table hadContinue reading “More Banquet Thoughts, Where To Sit”

Changing Of The Guard, ASHAA Banquet

Adventures in Saddle Seat Enjoy the ride.     American Saddlebred Horse Association of Alabama Banquet Stone Bridge Farms Cullman AL USA Saturday, January 25, 2020 Year-End Awards for 2019 Show Season Academy WTC Adult Equitation: 3rd of 5 Academy WTC Adult Showmanship: 4rd of 5     For the first time in seven years,Continue reading “Changing Of The Guard, ASHAA Banquet”

Imaginary Photos, Open Shutter Horse Show

Photography     Michael Wesely: Open Shutter Sarah Hermanson Meister (The Museum of Modern Art 2004) bought from Thrift Books via Abebook.com Michael Wesely takes long exposure photographs of spaces as they are used and change over time. The one I saw in person was his three year – yes, three YEAR – photo ofContinue reading “Imaginary Photos, Open Shutter Horse Show”