Monday, October 21 2013 by Editor
Okay I wanted to say the cutest pictures you’ll ever see, but the internet is so full of pictures of kittens doing adorable things that I didn’t know if I could make that claim. But I feel like there are good odds that these are the cutest pictures you’ll see today.
Wednesday, October 02 2013 by Editor
So I am resurrecting the blog, but for a couple of very good reasons. Actually, it’s because I need your help with a couple of things. (Isn’t that just like me?
OnTheBit from A Horse and a Half (who also did the fix-a-test with Lucky) was kind enough to video our test during the fix-a-test we did on Sunday, so you all can see how adorable Tucker is looking these days. I loved the Judge, Mindy Elgart. She gave lots of helpful criticism but was extremely nice to all of us.
So now that all Tucker’s physical issues are behind us, I’ve spent many an hour contemplating how to improve the behavioral issues, and at about 1 a.m.
Let’s see… how to sum up how we’ve spent the end of winter and beginning of spring. As the winter progressed and Tucker got bored with seeing the four walls of the indoor, those four walls began hiding dangerous (read: imaginary) predators.
Today is the Gorgeous Boy’s 11th birthday. It is really hard to believe this picture was taken ten years ago: Or that this picture was taken eight years ago (his first summer of work!): Or even that this one was three years ago (our first summer in the Adult Hunters), feels like yesterday: Today is an extra special birthday for Tucker because it is also Kentucky Derby Day.
Wayyy back in November, Tucker and I took a lesson with Jeff Cook, one of my favorite trainers, at our friend’s beautiful farm, Stoneleigh (Tucker and I have farmsat there a few times). Since Tucker was just getting back to work after time off to recover from popping his splint, and wasn’t quite at his usual fitness level, we took it easy but still got some valuable feedback from Jeff, which I’ve been meaning to share with you. You may recall I was a little MIA for a while because of a trial that lasted all summer… this had the unintended side effect of leaving Tucker looking generally like a wildabeast. So, before we could go anywhere we needed a little Extreme Makeover: Horse Edition . Before: (everyone always looks grumpy in the before photo) After: So much better! I’m not sure Tucker fully appreciated my efforts given that it was a little chilly that morning for a bath, but you know, the price of beauty and all that…
One last post this year… just for old time’s sake… New Year’s Resolution: START BLOGGING AGAIN! I have been a terrible blogger as of late, but (prior misrepresentations and broken promises notwithstanding), I am resolving to start writing again in 2013.
Wow. I’m so sorry, I let the entire month of August go by without even a word. I hope you’ve all enjoyed the end of your summers… I’m still in trial hell, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel at the moment, which means those of you who are still willing to follow along will be treated to much more frequent blog posts. I promise! I have about two more weeks of trial left, and then the dust should settle.