I never really thought about it. But it is full moon today, or rather tonight, and I did notice that my puppy was not his usual well-behaved self. Is it the full moon? I don’t know. Read more
Posts tagged ‘Charlie’
You would be expecting something about one of my horses and some sort of strange behavior that they have, no, this is about me. I am the one with this very strange thing that I do. As a grown up woman I cannot for the life in me figure out why I do it, but I do it. Read more
Last week I wrote about Charlie needing glasses and I said I had more to share on my old guy Charles. Having already mentioned that he sees leprechauns where I see nothing, which could be a lack of imagination on my part, I want to point out today that he is more likely to see them when we first enter the arena, or after we start picking up speed and asking for concentration. Plus these leprechauns are cheeky little critters; they can disappear and pop back into sight continuously. Read more
Is there a horse optician? Charlie needs glasses; he has actually needed them since the day we met. It may well have been a birth defect. Yet as he ages, his eyesight deteriorates and he could do with some corrective glasses. Don’t think I am joking, I am deadly serious here. Read more
It all started with this big guy. Officially he is called Kornet, but I named him Charlie like Charlie Brown from Snoopy. I completely fell for the way he always tilts his head, like a puppy does. Had I known then …..
Let me introduce my guys. They are very important to me and the reason I work hard (so I can afford them.) They often test my limits and will make sure I have to get out of my comfort zone. They test my non-verbal communication skills, what is my body language saying to them. But also what are they ‘saying’ to me, can I interpret how they are feeling; or when they are not feeling well, what is ailing them. They test my riding capabilities, my balance and whether my body is actually doing what my head wants it to do. They test my problem solving capabilities, whether it concerns riding, health or horse management in general. Read more