31 May 2017 4:05 AM

I have been riding for 3 weeks now. My coach said I have amazing talent and I was the best person se had ever taught(I got the rising trot on the first lesson and now I am off lead). On Thursday I am going on a trail ride with her. So my question is when ...

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I have been looking all over google, just can't find Asking for a checklist for things you need to train a horse ...

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Sis did come for a lesson.
She got the gist of it.
Jet however decided to pretend to be lame. : /
Apparently it was too hot for him to walk around in the round pen.
When he was turned out the poor lame horse spun, wheeled, bucked, and ran ...

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I feel funny saying "Happy Memorial Day" though I wish every day were happy. People are so hostile about it. I hope we spend more than one day a year remembering the price paid by some. Those who died while serving? How about those who served ...

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Yuck, It is rarely humid here.
Company leaves after brunch.

Sis may come for her first riding lesson if she doesn't go over to help Richard and Shirlene.
There usually is a good size group that goes on Saturdays.
We plan to start taking ...

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AC install going well and they should be done by lunchtime today. Thankfully the weather has cooled since we have to AC at the moment.
Should make it to the kids in VA by dinner time. Wife is working a 1/2 Day so will leave early afternoon.
Found ...

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Company arrives.
I could have used one more day of rest.
I will go into do my part of my volunteer shift.
Pilot will pick me up at the appropriate time to meet them for lunch.

We got last minute groceries, picked up cattle and deer feed ...

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:) Can's at the curb!
I'm going in to work late. So it's almost 11 and I'm having trouble being motivated to go at all. I have plenty of leave. Use or Lose of about 2 weeks. I donated some to people on our "I'm sick and out ...

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And all through the house, creatures are stirring, but not that mouse that's dead in the back yard. :) That cat's really something!

My coworker that's going to California has his last day tomorrow. Well, he may be in on Friday but I ...

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Ok I am back and conscious.
I have a Resource meeting this morning so conscious is good.

Stude- We would love to have your friends, nattering or not.

Hunter -Funny you should have a friend that insists on a horse. That was my Wednesday ...

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Thanks! Don't mind if I will! Church was great. Even if I went by myself. That's okay. I need it and will go despite lack of company. Boy is working, I dropped him off on the way. Girl's car self-destructed and today she's working with ...

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The church is having a work day to try to spruce up, clean and do yard work. I plan to go and boy says he might. He would but it's an early start time for him.

Fell asleep reading on the couch last night which means I got a good night's ...

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Connie was your thunderstorm Thursday night or Wednesday night? Last night Teddy was freaking like there was thunder SOMEWHERE. who knows. He's so thunder shy. Between him and the cat I just got all the animals together and slept in the living room ...

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We are all home - all of the workers. That excludes girlzilla. No telling where she is. We won't sweat it.

Boy got his training date. Bad thing is, the trainer was talking about quitting, according to the last person who went through training ...

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Or: Happy Garbage Day! Take your pick. Seems everywhere I go, our trash gets picked up on Wednesday. Cause de celibre, or something.

Did an interview for Champlain NY which is right there by Plattsburgh. You might have noticed the turn off the ...

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horsey birthday wishes. Today is Sarcee's day!

Connie I'm very sorry for your loss. Lots of good memories I hope.
Dana It looks like you had a nice Mother's day ride.
And Happy belated Mother's Day wishes to all you moms. ...

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Got back last Saturday but granddaughter took over office where computer is. She is 4 and was AWESOME on the 3 day drive. No whining or complaining. She asked a lot of "Papa, are we going to your house?" Yes, but it is a long long drive and ...

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It's pretty amazing that he's 8. It seems like only yesterday he was scaring the mess out of me buzzing me in the dark as a baby. What a play baby! He was about the size of a large Dane. :)

Also I was going to say I absolutely LOVE the ...

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storm chances are 40%

When I went to get squares the cube I got was still first cutting. The hay man said second cutting is already coming in.
Time to start hauling in rounds for the year. Hmmm how many?

Yesterday Pilot decided we should ...

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He is eight years old already.
He turned out to be a big ole hunk. Jet's 19th bday was yesterday.

We spent the day at Cowie's On the way we transported another caught coon to a new home location by the river. He was mad and jumped into ...

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We have had a couple drips of rain. It makes a trickling sound in the rainwater pipes.
It needs to actually just rain. The second cutting needs to come in with good hay.
The winds we have had just dried everything up practically overnight.
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Had a great, if soggy time at the Virginia Gold Cup races. My oldest son's wife joined me - I picked her up in DC on my way down and she was well loved by everyone. She's pretty awesome. So glad she came. We're on the last leg, waking up in ...

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Blessing. Went to a husband/wife breakfast today. Our senior, supposedly retired pastor set it up. An all you can eat buffet , now , is there such a thing as too much bacon? followed by a talk by a wonderful couple. She spoke and he spoke. Both touched ...

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to do.
It is volunteer day. I hope I can leave early. But there are always to many things to accomplish.
The table arrived. B said "holy crap, it is awesome". I agree.
We need to get some more chairs, but it is going to be a wonderful ...

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Already?
Safe travels Face!

Yesterday was another cow day. Oops excuse me, cattle day.
We fed in the morning and they all seem very serene. Momma cow is still a bit drawn down. She asked for extra and got more feed.
The shy steer finally ...

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