Today has been an oddly interesting day. My boss decided that since we had finished a little early we would take some time and really concentrate on I on my lead changes. What we both expected to be a long and trying practice session took about 15 minutes!! Only three tries for me to get… Read More Calloused fingers, lead changes and Thanksgiving invitations.
Last week I had to make what was possibly one of the most difficult decisions of my life, thus far. I got a job offer to manage one of the barns I was working for. Two barns (29 stalls), a small house, new shop, new covered arena and round-pen and my own training/showing operation. My… Read More Big Dreams = Big Decisions
Sorry I’ve been MIA!!!!!!! Life got hectic for me again, in a good way, and I haven’t had much time to write or blog. I just got back from a 9 day trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma with my boss and five of our competition horses for the Tulsa Reining Classic. It was a crazy 9… Read More Livin’ On Tulsa Time
I am so proud, and excited, to say that as of this morning I am interning as a trainers assistant with Brent Loeske! Now, not only do I get to ride colts at Wolfcamp as a trainer, but I also get to work with and learn first hand from an amazing and proven reining horse… Read More Officially Celebrating!!!!
Yesterday afternoon my boss sent me a link to a Facebook post; a local reining horse trainer looking for an intern assistant. She said he and his wife are very nice and it would be a great place for me to learn a lot. At first I shied away from the idea but I am… Read More Celebrate Your Victories, Even The Small Ones!
One of the ways I like to keep myself motivated is by setting goals. An added bonus to coming up with new goals is I get to make lists!! Of course accomplishing goals is pretty good too. One of the most common mistakes when it comes to setting goals is not following through. For example:… Read More My Goals for August and beyond
The feel of a brand new rope The first drink of cold iced tea Eating Cap’n Crunch with no milk Driving in the evening when the sun is going down Playing my guitar Closing a book after I finish it Whataburger sweet tea Writing on the last page of a notebook Hearing one of my… Read More 100 Things That Make Me Smile