Cantering on a horse April 2, 2104

The thrill of the ride

A sweet gentle rocking horse

Canter in the ring.

Art Prescription:  After practicing my posting trot on my bike, no less, I got to put homework into action today on Pinto Bean. Still a little rough around the edges, but I’m making progress. We ended our session with a canter and Pinto proved to have a sweet and gentle pace.

Before we ride it’s fun and interesting to look at herd behavior. Never a dull moment,  here is Iloa dunking her whole head into the water. Horse-play. Charlie is looking at her with curiousity. “What on earth are you doing?”

Iloa

Horse Grooming March 26, 2014

Winter mud blanket

A box of brushes leads to

A sweet posting trot!

Art Prescription:  Pulling into the farm I thought, is that Doc? Yep, that’s Doc! The dirtiest horse in the paddock. And I loved grooming him and connecting with him before a ride. This time of touch and getting totally in these beings space before you ask them to wear aDoc dirty saddle and hold you on their back, is prescious.

Doc clean