August 25, 2016.Reading time 4 minutes.
It’s been a long time since I’ve had a vacation that included riding. I am grateful that my family put up with me disappearing for hours at a time to commune with my horse, my horse friends and the great outdoors. Zelda and I had a lot of fun and we came back with a […]
August 22, 2016.Reading time 5 minutes.
Years ago, there was a woman at our barn who said she couldn’t ride her horse on trails she didn’t know because he got too nervous. I’ve never really understood that because a good part of the fun of trail riding is moseying around and exploring. To always know where you’re going would defeat the […]
August 21, 2016.Reading time 3 minutes.
When I went to catch Zelda on Thursday morning she actually ran away from me! She’s usually eager to come over for a pat, but she put on quite a show cantering and bucking around the ring. I couldn’t decide if she wasn’t tired enough or whether she didn’t want to get on the trailer […]
August 18, 2016.Reading time 6 minutes.
It’s been about ten years since I’ve had the chance to ride at the Green Mountain Horse Association (GMHA). The last time I was here, I’d just gotten Freedom and still had my Trakehner, Kroni. I remembered endless miles of beautiful trails with incredible views. And I remembered the hills. Riding in Vermont is not […]
September 8, 2011.Reading time 1 minute.
If you have ridden or competed on the beautiful grounds at the Green Mountain Horse Association (GMHA), please consider donating to the effort to repair the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene. I’ve never competed at GMHA but I spent many, many happy hours riding the trail system and dreaming of jumping the XC course. […]