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Jump Academy #5

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Jump Academy

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Jump AcademyIts a new season, and a new opportunity for me to blog about cool things that I see on the cross country course. Letty, Moxee, Viki, Lanie and me … Continued

Enjoying the Frez

Every year that I take this spring trip, it is a little different. We have been to every conceivable combination of California events from March to April. This year, the plan was to do a derby at Fresno County Horse … Continued

Cochlear and his CCI* at Rebecca

We are driving home from an event, exhausted and nobody is talking because you are finally sitting still, after 4 days of vigorous hustle and bustle. Someone will ask to play the game of Pros and Cons – which is … Continued

Jump Academy #3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Jump Academy

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Jump AcademyI have another very cool jump to show you. This combination was on the Preliminary course at Inavale HT in Philomath Oregon. And like the previous Jump Academy, this … Continued

Paso Robles recap

Letty and I have been so incredibly spoiled for the last 3 weeks. When we arrived early to Twin Rivers, we had no idea that we would be so lucky as to gain 3 great friends. They took us in … Continued

Jump Academy #1

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Jump Academy

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Jump AcademyThis is an introduction to a new series in my blog – Jump Academy! I will periodicallly blog about jumps that I see and ride on courses throughout the … Continued

Twin Rivers…. check.

The Twin Rivers event is finished and Letty and I can check the appropriate box: Event was a disaster and we wish we never came Horses were embarrassing examples of feral monsters Event felt easy and we feel prepared for the … Continued

TSA for horses

I’m thinking of Jeanne, my blog muse, right now. I just asked myself “What should the next blog be about?” and my answer was: “What would Jeanne want to know?” Jeanne would want to know how I dealt with moving … Continued

Earth Wind and Fire

We left Tulip Springs at dawn and were estimating that we should add another 2 extra hours into our drive than the iPhone suggested. This was based on my hair raisin’ drive down Umptanumashtash Ridge, or whatever it is called. … Continued

Tulip Springs, days 2-4

Coming to Kennewick with Letty is a trip down her memory lane. Her knowledge of breakfast restaurants is thin… but she more than makes up for it by pointing out the 7-11 store that sold the most slurpees in 2012 … Continued