Tag Archives: riding

Ride the Pattern: Ranch Trail

By Patty Wilber I have always liked the horse show class “trail”.  I like helping horses learn to navigate gates, bridges, and poles at all three gaits.  I like backing Ls and Hs and Zs.   I like tight transitions and … Continue reading

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Gette’s First Beer Run

By Patty Wilber Last Friday, Deets went home for the weekend, and Gette came home for the weekend. What fun to have her here! On Sunday, before she went back to Christy’s, we took her for a beer run.

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Wait…It’s Winter?

By Patty Wilber It had been a mild fall and winter, it is February now, and it is light until nearly 6 pm, so shouldn’t it be warm(ish–like highs in the 40’s or something?) during the day?

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Pony Party

By Patty Wilber Suffragette CD is living with Christy’s colt Gino so the two babies can play and roam on Christy’s ten acres.  I go by about once a week for a play date, and last weekend we had a … Continue reading

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She’s a Senior Horse Now

By Patty Wilber In the horse show world, a senior horse is not at all old. Junior is five and under.  Senior is six and up.  Lucy is six this year and so she is now a senior horse!

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Bad Picture Week

By Patty Wilber I only took one picture this week: Gette, the new filly’s, new halter.  They have not met yet. We (me, Gette, the halter) will all be together Dec. 27 after Christy and I make the 1300 mile … Continue reading

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The first little bit.

By Patty Wilber After the huge excitement of the World Show, I am back at it and have a new colt start to keep me on my toes. When I am ready to get on for the first time, I … Continue reading

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Home from The Appaloosa World Show

By Patty Wilber We made it home from the World show safe and sound and we made top ten in four events. I had hoped to make top five in a few, but over all I was really pleased with … Continue reading

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Going to The Appaloosa World Show

By Patty Wilber We are heading out at 3:45 am Thursday morning instead of the more civilized 6 am, because Princess Lucy (Qwhizenart, in case you did not know her registered name) needs a little body work in Amarillo with … Continue reading

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Holiday of Fun Winter Fiesta Show Series

By Patty Wilber Last weekend, I was lucky enough to judge the first show of the Holiday of Fun Winter Fiesta Show Series which is being put on by Lia Jessen at Forever West Performance Horses.

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