Month: October 2019
A Square Viewed
I am hastily joining the “square gang” devised by Becky at The Life of B. Her lines and squares challenge will end on October 31 and , time flies, we are almost there. So here are my “squares”. Squares in London are green spaces which may be open to the public or are restricted for…
Monday Minstrel: Rollkur is not a new idea!
It’s ridiculous really…
Book Review: The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy
“The horse is the biggest thing they have ever encountered and the gentlest.”
And we are off!!
I am off to London, with my husband, for a two week holiday. It will be a welcome change of routine and a chance to see relatives and our son who lives in London. If something strikes me as vital to communicate to you, fellow bloggers, I will get a post up but if not…
Biasini Speaks: About these Basics!
My head has to be like a quiet room.
Do It Anyways!
This week my coach Belinda Trussell has been getting me to make up my own mind about what needs to be done every moment of my riding. Does Biasini need a half halt? A correction? Belinda is resisting telling me what to do and watching to see what my decisions are. So I have to…
Going Forward by Going Back to Basics.
Biasini is a good worker but not a mind reader!
Candid Moments Captured
This week Ann-Christine has chosen “Candid” for the Lens-Artists Challenge #67. Not many of the photos I take are of candid moments. Although it could be argued that all horse photos are candid as they are not “posing” for them. But I decided to go back through my files and find some candid photos. I…
Monday Minstrel: The Glorious Cranberry
We Canadians celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in October. Unlike our Southern Neighbors we like to spread out our holidays, especially those that involve eating large quantities of Turkey. Our Thanksgiving is a celebration centering around giving thanks for the harvest. Oh yes, there is the harvest of corn, soybeans, pumpkins and so on but the…
Book Review: Going Steady by Anna Blake
Going Steady is a book that will have a permanent place on my bedside table. This book has a series of ‘stand alone’ chapters that deal with horses: owning a horse, rescuing a horse, riding a horse, living with multiple horses, and the subtitle is : “More Relationship Advice from Your Horse”. Practical issues such…
Filling the Frame
This week the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #66 is “Filling the Frame”. Here is my response. Thank you Patti Moed for this challenge.
Biasini Speaks: It’s My Turn!
I think it is worth hearing my side of the story…