I was recently the recipient of a very special gift! Schleese Saddlery company gave away 30 saddles this year for their 30th Anniversary. I was the recipient of one of their fabulous Schleese Infinity saddles. On March 17, Manny and I had our fitting with Natalie Sauner who is a Saddlefit Technician. I am beyond … Continue reading A Saddle Fit for a Para Dressage Queen
For this to make sense, we have to go back in time. About two months ago, when Manny was on a higher dose of Previcox my mom and I were out at the barn. I was free lunging him like I did many times before. He was over by the door with mom from cantering … Continue reading Overcoming Obstacles
Today marks 6 months that I have owned Manny! I know right?! It's crazy how fast it went! 6 months ago, Manny was not rideable. His SI joint was a problem and he was overweight and not very happy. There were times that I was afraid that he wouldn't get to where he is now. … Continue reading Time Flys!
Britney and I went to see Manny on the 21, 22, and 28! On the 28 he was amazing! Tina worked on him on the 27th and that seemed to help him out a lot! On the 21, he was a bit of a basket case at first! Britney lunged him before I did anything … Continue reading Manny, the Amazing!
We've had quite a busy month, Manny and I! Let me catch you up! On the 8th, Manny had a dentist appointment. So now, when we do teach him to smile he will have pearly whites instead of teeth that are disgusting! I really want to work with him on smiling! I've tried everything I … Continue reading Lesson Time!
This is the post I've been waiting to write! This is the story of the day my life changed. This is the day that my life was completed. This is the story of how Manny became mine! For our story to make sense, I have to take you back to the clinic I did with … Continue reading How One Day and One Horse Changed My Life Forever
My goal was to get 260 likes on my Facebook page by the New Year. In less than a day, we had 273 likes as of December 28! Today, we have 284 likes! You guys are awesome! I put up a post on my Facebook page and instagram inviting people to ask any burning questions … Continue reading You Asked, I Answer!
On December 28, Laurie and I headed out to see Manny and Shauna ended up popping by later in the afternoon. Laurie went to get Manny for me as it is impossible for me to get in the pens. She got Manny organized and brought him over too me for some love! When it was … Continue reading What’s a Saddle?
On Tuesday, December 21th, my mom and I headed out to see Manny! Today was the day I was going to see just how much Manny could put up with from me! We got out to Sally's and mom went to get Manny. She brought him over for some cookies and love, then we headed … Continue reading Manny; The Red Nose Reindeer?
Yesterday, was the most chilliest, most amazing, day with Manny! My mom and I braved the cold to go visit the boy. Its suppose to get really cold this week so we bundled up and took advantage of the day. When we got to Sally's, we were greeted by Sally's massive dog Boomer! He looks … Continue reading Liberty Horse in the Making!