I knew Zelda was smarter than the average horse

It’s been hot here. Up in the 90s almost every day. I tip my hats to my friends who are still taking lessons, still competing, and have lived to tell about it. I’m riding, but only in the early morning or early evening when the temperatures are a bit more forgiving. This weather reminds me […]

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Staying Cool

It’s been hot here. All week. The only times to ride are early in the morning and just before sunset, but in the evening you also have to contend with the bugs. I took Freedom out early, but maybe not early enough. I looked for a shady part of the field to ride in because […]

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Staying Cool

We’ve had some hot, steamy weather here. Freedom stays cool by refusing to come out of the barn. He lives in a bank barn and it’s always cooler there. This is the time of year when I go through shavings by the bag full! He does enjoy getting hosed off, but even then will only […]

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