Thoroughbreds can do

“Marvin’s” First Ride – Me Tru(ly) Wonderful

Oct 20, 2009

I am totally, completely, crazily in love with Me Tru (aka Marvin). He is everything that Becky said he was…and so much more.

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Better Be There’s Menu

May 19, 2008

Buddy is eating fine now he does eat the grass hay and I only give him two small flakes of alfalfa a day – none of my horses get it free choice. My old mare colics too easy for that. He does however get grain twice daily and is doing fine on it so far,…

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“Snow Banker” – Racing Through the Snow . . .

Dec 21, 2009

Banker (Bank President) is doing very well and fills me with joy to watch him run and play everyday. He seems so very happy which is a gift in itself.

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Icy Event – New Home, New Friends, New “Freedoms”

Sep 22, 2008

Icy spent the night in the stall and cleaned up every bite of hay. I put him back in the same pasture this morning and put Coin in with him. They said hello and started eating grass like they’d been best friends forever. It was so nice. Thanks for helping get him to us (and…

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Decorative Arrives Home in Pennsylvania

May 15, 2009

Decorative has arrived at his new home in Pennsylvania. He was calm and collected. He was sold to Kate Stanton in May 2009.

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No Rapping These Fences!

Oct 1, 2009

Ol’ Rap (Rap It Up) is making steady progress. He is jumping better with each practice, he acts like he has had some previous schooling over jumps because he is already jumping so well. He gets a bit nervous at times but overall he has been very willing to do what I ask of him.

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Little Silic and the Alpha Mare

Sep 24, 2010

I cannot begin to tell you what a difference you have made in the both of us in such a short period of time. I no longer have an issue with him planting his feet and not moving to go back in his stall, and you would be proud of me, I have not offered him a treat as a bargaining tool, he remembered your teaching — go in the stall or move your feet ! I have reinforced this the day after you left by doing exactly what you showed me! I think he’s in state of shock because ‘MOM’ went from giving him treats to pinning my ears when I ask him to do something. . .

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English, Western, Whatever!

Jan 11, 2009

It was great to get out and ride this weekend for the first time in weeks. Between the holidays, rain and work, riding time has been very limited. River (K O River Crossing) was awesome. To think that he has had only two days of ground work and two of riding in almost two months,…

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There’s a “Bear” in my Backyard!

Sep 6, 2008

Got Um Smoke Um aka Bear enjoying a leisurely college lifestyle We are back at college and Smokey is enjoying a pretty easy life right now, not showing or anything, just too busy this senior year. I’m teaching organic chemistry lab and staying busy with lots of upper-level classes, ugh. Bear is so incredibly sweet;…

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