Month: September 2022

  • Back to Work!

    Back to Work!

    This past week Coach Belinda Trussell and also Assistant Trainer Lynsey Rowan had me back to work on Biasini. For the first time in almost three months I was sitting the trot and cantering. And taking instruction about half halting and giving with the contact! I did not suffer any discomfort in my injured hip…

  • Thursday Doors.

    Thursday Doors.

    This is the first time I have submitted doors for the Dan’s Thursday Doors challenge. I admit that some are not exactly doors, but they are entrances and so I thought they would do.

  • The Bumblebee Flies!

    The Bumblebee Flies!

    Aerodynamically the bumblebee, with small wings and a big body , shouldn’t be able to fly. But the Bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway. Mary Kay Ash.

  • CFFC: Blue Jays

    CFFC: Blue Jays

  • Lens Artists Challenge: Urban Environments

    Lens Artists Challenge: Urban Environments

    This is my response to Sofia’s lens artists challenge of Urban Environments. Do take a look at her post . She has some wonderful photos of different urban environments. Other bloggers responses can be found in the comments.

  • Sand Pounders: Part 2

    Sand Pounders: Part 2

        There were many comments on my post last week about the sand Pounders coastal patrols. Here is some more information .This is taken from an article in Horse Canada magazine, November 2014. Jarman, a World War II Coast Guard beach patrol veteran, just before he passed away at the ripe old age of 40…

  • Saturday Shopping Spree!

    Saturday Shopping Spree!

    Yesterday Oakcrest Farm, where I ride, hosted a shopping opportunity with products by Albion, Equestrian Stockholm and Fairfax. I already have some Equestrian Stockholm saddle pads and they not only look smart but they wash up well and wear well. So , of course, I had to get one more. And then I saw there…

  • FOTD: Red and White

    FOTD: Red and White

    These are my responses to Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge.

  • Help The World’s Working Equids

    Originally posted on The Backyard Horse Blog: While the tagline of The Backyard Horse Blog is “All About Keeping Horses At Home,” I do in fact digress from that motto on occasion. Today’s post is a case in point. I leave my backyard and look to other parts of the world. It is good to…

  • Churchill was not the only famous Winston.

    Churchill was not the only famous Winston.

    Originally posted on HorseAddict: I recently got an interesting comment from Susan who had read my blog post “The Day I met a Cavalry Black”. In this post I had called the horse Winston. I had just made this up to be honest, as I felt he was such a nice fellow I should give…

  • Biasini Speaks: Listen Up Humans!

    Biasini Speaks: Listen Up Humans!

    Hello again Dear Humans. I think you all know that Ma Leueen is back doing a bit of riding on me. I am happy to have her back and she tells me that many of you have commented on that and told her I would be happy .Well I am happy! I am still working…

  • Why do I need mini-lessons?

    Why do I need mini-lessons?

    Last week Belinda Trussell rode Biasini and when she had finished her work with him I got on to just spend a bit of time in the saddle and walk Biasini. So up I get and I asked him to trot so I could practice some posting trot . Then I heard Belinda’s voice: “You…