Monthly Archives: May 2013

From Clueless to Competing – my side saddle adventure so far

 

Smile, shoulder back, smile, shoulder back

Smile, shoulder back, smile, shoulder back

Very recently I asked the ladies on a very helpful Facebook page how long it would take before side saddle would feel ‘normal’. There was a reason behind this question as my first side saddle showing class was just over a week away and I was at the time trotting like a drunk on a bouncy castle.

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Accountancy & Finance For Equestrians

Show me the money!

Show me the money!

Debits and credits – trip to the tack shop = credit the bank account, debit the horses wardrobe.

Investment – popular excuse used when buying something horse related that is extortionately expensive

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Things I Am Learning From My Horse

 

Multi tasking - its not just for humans!

Multi tasking – its not just for humans!

 

When I am eating my food – do not disturb

 I have simple rules in life. I don’t share food unless I don’t like it. It’s mine, all mine, especially if it includes chocolate. If you wanted chips – order chips – the calories still count when your stealing them from my plate. If I am eating lunch at my desk in work while reading a book that’s because I want to be doing it. It is not an invite for randomers to drop by my desk stupidly asking ‘oh are you busy’ and then proceeding to talk shop for twenty minutes as I drop crumbs on their shoes. I am not reading a book because I am lonely or simple, I just like reading a book.

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Things I Learned at Side Saddle Camp

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Right leg grip muscle at work!

I have a new leg muscle, only on my right leg. I’ve named it ‘Jennifer’ aka side saddle right leg grip muscle.

Always pack voltarol gel.

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