Will there be life after Lockdown?

Last year the lockdown was taken very seriously. Everyone really did stay home. There were almost no commercial planes flying over head , there was little to no traffic on the roads. But now, in the Third Wave and Third Lockdown people are more lax about it all. I think most people are still abiding…

Who Decides What is Covid “Essential”?

Essential . What does this mean? Here is the Oxford dictionary definition of Essential. 1 Adjective: absolutely necessary; extremely important: 2. Noun: a thing that is absolutely necessary But how does this definition apply during Covid? When Ontario went into a State of Emergency Lockdown big stores could only offer “essential” items for sale, all…

Biasini Speaks: Lock Ups and Drama!

Hello Dear Humans! I hope you are well . Here the Humans are in a tizzy about the Vye Rus and the Lock Up. They talk about it all the time at the barn. We horses are always listening to what the Humans are saying . At night we discuss what we have heard ….

The Outdoor! The Lockdown!

Monday, April 5th, 2021 was a beautiful sunny day. I rode Biasini in the outdoor arena, my first time this year in the outdoor. A few weeks ago this arena was under two feet of snow. Then came the thawing and melting and it resembled a small lake! But now Carl, the barn manager, has…

Doing it Alone

Emergency lockdown. No riding lessons allowed. I am “doing it alone.” And how is that going? Sometimes good, sometimes not so good. Monday I got on Biasini and started to walk around the arena. We got up to the far end and his head shot up in a Giraffe imitation and he began to snort….

Resilience!

At the start of the New Year I chose a word for my “word of the year”. I chose the word resilience. I had no clue then how appropriate that word would be for 2020. Resilience: 1.the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. 2. the ability of a substance or object to spring back into…

A non-riding riding lesson!

Due to the restrictions of the pandemic, that are in place in Ontario, it is not permissible for me to ride Biasini, or go inside the barn. But as you can see the outdoor arena allows for plenty of social distancing and I was able to watch my coach Belinda Trussell ride Biasini. Belinda was…

Biasini Speaks:This is Different!

Hello Dear Humans! I am back home. But things are very different here. I am in a new stall. I am in between two horses. On one side I have Serry. We have been to some shows together so I know him. He’s a good guy. The only odd thing about him is he has…

Update:Pets and the Pandemic.

I recently wrote a post about our little mini-Schnauzer June and how she was reacting to the pandemic. Or to put it more precisely, how she was reacting to us, her humans, reacting to the pandemic. When I wrote the post she seemed to be a bit unsettled and needed to be closer to us….