Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Stubborn as an ass...

Yep, that's me! Despite my aching back and my need for vicodin just to be upright I decided to ride Frankie today. I know , I know.... but the weather was just gorgeous today and he is doing well again and did I mention the ranch horse show this weekend?

Well, Frankie was quite good today and instead of pounding myself with trotting and loping we worked on other things. We worked on moving the hip without it being a big deal and getting faster in pace. This will come in handy for working gates and lead changes and lots of other things. We also worked on backing and just standing still for awhile. He looks good and is completely shed out and I must say looking buff! Hopefully, I will get a chance to show him at least a class or two this weekend. Since I am running the show it is a tough call, depends on if my help shows up and works out.

Either way we are making progress again and I know separating him and Jane was the right thing to do.

Now if you will excuse me I am off for a Mojito and another vicodin!

Happy Trails.....

6 comments:

Kate said...

That's what I call dedication! Good luck - hope you feel better and that you get to do what you want to.

LuLo Designs/Blue Eyed Tango said...

Sounds like a good combo to send you off into la la land....be careful girl! Luanne

ocmist said...

So glad things are going better between you and Frankie. Take care with the back. That's why I can't ride anymore and had to take a disability retirement.

Linda from Country Corgis

Flying Lily said...

I hope you get to ride at the show.

allhorsestuff said...

I know..I do those kinda things too...especially with the winter we had..when the weather is looking good at first..do anything to be in- it-on-my-horse!
I am so glad that your decision is working..sad but true..sometimes they get too darned attached.

You take care of yourself!
I keep myself going with this incredable massage thrapist, my horses therapist referred me to...every 5 weeks, I go now.
My bod has thanked me and I do it for myself ...I will be riding at 90!
Kac

Melanie said...

Oh my goodness!!! I am glad that Frankie's behavior iss improving, and that you are okay....
You are definitely one tough chicka!!! :)