This past Friday, the 28th, I had my second lesson with Manny! It was even better than the first one! My mom's friend Brenda came out to help us with Manny. Thanks Brenda!! It was still very muddy so we borrowed the ranger again. We had to get Manny ready this time on our own. … Continue reading The Second Ride and Halloween!
On the 21st, something pretty incredible happened... Let's back up to the previous week. I wasn't able to see Manny for over a week due to the weather, mud, and exams. So when Jill Jardie texted me, I jumped at the chance! After over at least 2 months of not riding Manny (at PARDS or … Continue reading The Second, First Ride!
On October 10, it was my birthday. I wanted to spend some time working with Manny (of course, right! Who wouldn't!?). So Dale and I went out to Sally's. I am unable to walk him up and down the hill due to the mud and ice now, so from this point on, Manny's exercises only included; lunging, his tummy scratch … Continue reading The Most Awesome Birthday and the Thermox session
It has been a great week with Manny! On Saturday October 8th, Heather and I went out to work with Manny. It was so much fun! Heather had to get Manny from his paddock because it was and is, way to muddy for me to get there. He came right up to her! When I … Continue reading The Trotting, Cantering, Most Awesome Horse!
It has been a crazy and wonderful week with the main guy! We went from the cranky pony, to the crazy boy, to the suck all in two weeks! When I went to see Manny last week, he was crazy! All of his manners went out the window. Paige and I went out to work … Continue reading From Cranky to Crazy and Happy
Last Monday, my mom and I went out to work with Manny and Jill. Once Manny is gets stronger and rideable, Jill is going to coach us and get us on the #roadtojapan2020! She just wanted to see where Manny was at. We started in the outdoor arena and Manny and I showed off our lunging … Continue reading The Rule of 5 and the Cranky Pony
I have owned Manny for just over a week now and have been out to see him 3 times! I still can’t believe I own my own horse! Much less Manny, it’s pretty incredible! Anyways, over those 3 visits we have figured out and done all sorts of things. It amazes me how he picks … Continue reading The Best Night with the Perfect Horse
I had quite a few horses over the years, but none quite like Manny, or Zolman MV as he is known in the dressage showing and video competition world. Manny is a Grey Trakenher Gelding that stands at a 16.2HH. Manny was born in 1998. When Stephanie Golder (my instructor at the time) told … Continue reading A Glimpse Into Us