May 17, 2010
I have been a TRI for a little over a year now and I feel like I have gotten the “hang” of it pretty much. I understand how my organization runs, the staff all fits into their own groove and I have now worked at every special event that we have throughout the year.
Last year I blogged about my first time at the annual Ride-A-Thon. It was such a fun day, but I felt like I was running around...
Feb 10, 2010
Lessons are back in full swing for what we call our “spring” session. I quote this because it is far, far from spring.
We like to keep it positive!
While freezing our pants off, wearing many, many layers we start our spring session with mainly the regulars and then a few new kids that have been mixed in because their schedules and finances have worked out to begin lessons.
I work at FTEA...
Jan 20, 2010
The organization where I teach Therapeutic Riding part-time, FTEA, had our re-accreditation last week.
Geez that’s a mouthful.
Organizations like ours get accredited for a variety of reasons, but mostly, its to show the world that we run our organization with a high set of standards and we follow them to the utmost of our ability.
We passed with 100% compliance!
I am very blessed to be a part of such...
Dec 9, 2009
You remember me telling you about my student who fell off his horse a few weeks ago?
Well he came back and…
…you know what they say, “If you fall off your horse, you get right back on.”
He did it!
I was so proud of him. He did a great job during our lesson. I kept it pretty low key, reviewing some of the patterns we had previously been working on like a serpentine pattern,...
Nov 22, 2009
Saturday morning we headed out to the Fort Worth Stockyards for the Horse Expo!!
Fort Worth is just so stinkin’ cool! It brings out the inner cowgirl in me that is always trying to burst out. It was just fun being there amidst the cowboys, the cattle drive and the overall ambience of the place.
Most of the morning was spent watching a natural horsemanship clinic based on Clinton Anderson’s...