Status Quo Equine, State of the Now

Riding Updated Now page +++ State of The Now, 27 November 2022 Horses taking the winter to investigate progress that can be made with ground-driving. I hope to take lessons and investigate what to do with all the energy that usually goes into riding. Overall, Milton happier as a driving horse than he was aContinue reading “Status Quo Equine, State of the Now”

When Your Heart Is With The Jumps But You Find Out That Part Of You Will Always Be With The Saddlebreds

Riding Note. No ASB since the fun show. Intend to stay with it, at least on a casual basis. However, things kept coming up this month. So, here’s a thought from summer. [Finishing Out The Year] Background. All Saddlebred classes start the same way of the ring. Courses for Falcon Hill Farm Jumper Night. GoContinue reading “When Your Heart Is With The Jumps But You Find Out That Part Of You Will Always Be With The Saddlebreds”

Home Team Update, Ground Driving

Working but not Riding Both horses are on ground-driving program. Milton possibly permanently; Rodney temporarily, we hope. Milton We are seeing how Milton feels about being a driving horse instead of a riding horse. Fitness walks up and down in the pasture. Lunging circles at walk and trot. Steering exercises around barrels. All done withContinue reading “Home Team Update, Ground Driving”

Farm vs Outdoor, Both Outside, Totally Different Places

Horsekeeping Awareness of the outside world. Family shit going on. Second time in two months. The outside world can take care of itself for a while. BTW, different branches of family tree. Not same group twice. ~~~ Went to a well-known outdoor clothing store prepared to spend serious money for a winter coat. No luck.Continue reading “Farm vs Outdoor, Both Outside, Totally Different Places”

Artists Are Awesome, Pom Pom Edition

Images Awareness of the outside world. Fashion & Textile Museums. ~~~ Pom poms created by weaving wonder woman Jan Priddy, who blogs at Imperfect Patience. The green ones are left overs from a pair of shawls with Canadian merino yarn by Koigu. The red ones are blanket with mostly handspun from NW and Canada. AllContinue reading “Artists Are Awesome, Pom Pom Edition”

Cooking Up Another Holiday Movie

Words Awareness of the outside world. Rotten Tomatoes: The Best Thanksgiving Movies. ~~~ Writer: Hello, Muse. Here we are. It’s that time again. [Creating A New Classic] Muse: What time would that be? Writer: Time to think about next year’s movie. Muse: Thanksgiving? Writer: Yep. While everyone is burping turkey. Muse: What is your firstContinue reading “Cooking Up Another Holiday Movie”

Thanksgiving Thursday is Driving Thursday

Driving Awareness of the outside world. “The First Thanksgiving is often portrayed as a friendly harvest festival where Pilgrims and generic, nameless “Indians” came together to eat and give thanks. In reality, the assembly of the Wampanoag Peoples and the English settlers in 1621 had much more to do with political alliances, diplomacy, and aContinue reading “Thanksgiving Thursday is Driving Thursday”