The Boot Barrage Begins, Rodney

Riding Journal Awareness of the outside world. Alaska Airlines Safety Dance.~~~With two full-time, fully-booted horses, I sense this is the beginning of a long line of horse boots in my life. Woof Wear All-Purpose Boots Trying on for size. Modeling the new boots. Rodney appears to be all about his hind boots. Milton is allContinue reading “The Boot Barrage Begins, Rodney”

Doctor Whooves Is Ready For His Close Up, FCHP Schooling Show, April 2021, Guest Photos

Riding Journal Awareness of the outside world. Two weeks out from my second shot. I’m as vaccinated as I’m going to get. Bring on the outside world … slowly. “We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can’t cope with is therefore your own problem.” Adams~~~Photo guru Meg McKinney brought her crittersContinue reading “Doctor Whooves Is Ready For His Close Up, FCHP Schooling Show, April 2021, Guest Photos”

New Equipment, Hoofpicks, Take II

Horsekeeping Awareness of the outside world. Bright notes. Dancing in the streets, Balloon Juice: Wednesday Morning Respite Open Thread , by Laurie, April 21, 2021. BBC: Malaria vaccine hailed as potential breakthrough, by Roxby, April 23, 2021.~~~ Ultimate HoofPicks. Yellow is standard, I prefer the smaller blue/pink ones. This is our second set, in caseContinue reading “New Equipment, Hoofpicks, Take II”

State of the Blog, Change

WordsBlogging About Blogging Awareness of the outside world. Land Rover Kentucky Three Day Event XC today. Watch live on USEF Network with free fan membership. KTDE: Live Streaming~~~The blog has a new theme. That is the WordPress term for the overall appearance of a blog. This unlooked for change came about because WordPress changed toContinue reading “State of the Blog, Change”

My Horses Are Weird, Separation Anxiety Version

Horsekeeping Awareness of the outside world . WBUR: I’m Not Celebrating The Chauvin Verdict, by Pelton, April 22, 2021. Counterpoint. The Root: Black People Don’t Need Reminders That Chauvin’s Guilty Verdict Doesn’t Mean the Fight Is Over. It’s OK to Celebrate Small Victories, by Linly, April 21, 2021.~~~Pause for regrouping.~~~The Equine Amateur Dramatic Society isContinue reading “My Horses Are Weird, Separation Anxiety Version”

Pre-show Thoughts, FCHP Schooling Show, April 2021

Riding Journal Awareness of the outside world. Earth Day.~~~First horse show since 2019. [Dressage, Jump] I had thoughts. NegativeI had my second vaccine the Tuesday before the show. This is relevant because I chose not to take any aspirin/ibuprofen/whatnot in the subsequent days. I was told it was okay, but why risk compromising the vaccineContinue reading “Pre-show Thoughts, FCHP Schooling Show, April 2021”