Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Believe it or not...

I am still alive.....

I have been consumed by the ranch horse show and the tallying of results for that plus the big move to KY.

I am happy to tell you I did in fact haul Frankie to the show. I did even manage to ride him Friday evening. He was fresh, we did some lunging then riding and some bucking. He handled the crowds and newness of it all quite well. The rest of the weekend he basically stood in his stall and I had one of the youth kids water and give him hay at intervals. I did walk him around on Sunday during the lunch break and even took him over to the cattle pens to see his reaction. He was non reactive about the cows and generally everything else. The show went well despite rain and having to use the covered pen for every class instead of just the cattle classes.

This weekend is the final push for moving, should be in totally by the end of this week. Thank goodness for that. Today was last day of school for the kiddos so we are focused on getting the rest of our stuff moved now.

Sunday I am judging an open show here in Indiana and I must admit my first mini horse classes. I am curious about this mini horse obstacle at liberty class, should be a hoot!

Promise I will be back to posting more regularly soon, thanks to those of you out there checking on me.

Happy trails....

6 comments:

Kate said...

Glad you're back, and that Frankie got a good outing. I'd love to hear more about the mini at liberty obstacle class - I'm actually thinking of working with my mare Lily (definitely not a mini) on something very similar - see my recent post on this "Lily Does Clicker".

You've been very busy - good luck with the last parts of the move!

ocmist said...

Yes, I would like to hear about that obstacle class too. Please write a blog about it! My kids and hubby used to ride in the Obstacle courses at the horse shows years ago when the kids were young. Our old Appy could handle anything! He took fourth in a class of 22 with my hubby riding and it was only the 6th time my husband had even ridden a horse! Tai-Pan was an awesome old boy. We had him until he was 33. Linda from Corgi Country

Flying Lily said...

Oh moving is soooo much work; I know you are looking forward to having it done with. The mini-horse class sounds wild - I hope you get a picture or two.

allhorsestuff said...

Oh C! I can't wait till the MOVE is over for you and you can focus on that beautiful location and family and FRANKIE!
You are going at breakneck speed...keep taking your anti oxidants!
Frankie sounds so cool headed..do you think he is a bit of an introvert?
Kac

JAN'S PLACE said...

wow.. busy time for you!

Get pix of the mini's that should be fun!

Callie said...

Good lck on the move. Can't wait to hear about the minis! Hope you have pics!