Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Matter of Priorities

Devin’s Thoughts On The Past Week: Rainier has done so much since the last post! A week ago we were working on getting in front of the leg, and today we were cantering a series of cross country fences.  Rides … Continue reading

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The Power of The Humdrum

Most of our interactions with our horses involve everyday life activities. The horse show, camping trip, trail ride, and other excursions/activities are usually the occasional event rather than the norm. Even for an OTTB, everyday wasn’t race day. The power … Continue reading

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5 Indgredients To Finding The Perfect Horse Partner

A few months back, Devin published an article in Flying Changes Magazine about the 5 thing to look for when selecting am equine partner.  She identified the factors that she emphasizes as being the key to finding the best horse … Continue reading

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Relaxed And Quiet… The 3rd Ride

It’s hard to believe this was Rainier’s 3rd ride with Devin.  Every time I see him he gets better and is so willing to try whatever Devin asks of him.  He has talent that is still untapped and a personality … Continue reading

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Let’s Get To Work!

Ride #2 The great thing about Rainier, (Summer Snow) is that is ready to go to work and start learning new things!  Here is what Devin had to say about him today. Rainier is like most tb’s I’ve trained off … Continue reading

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The Virtues of Age

The years teach much which the days never knew.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson At 9 years old, Rainier (AKA Summer Snow) is the oldest horse in the 100 Day Challenge. What does that mean?  From what I have observed since he … Continue reading

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Starting His New Career…

Rainer’s  (AKA Summer Snow) first ride with Devin was amazing.  After getting his feet trimmed, shoes put on, and a bath from Emily, it was time to see what he could do under saddle.  He stood nicely in the cross … Continue reading

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