Category Archives: Endurance

DIY: Horse Trailer Mods / Organizing

I made several additions and upgrades to my little 2 horse bumper pull trailer to make better use of limited space and for ease of use.  Here are a few ideas: (Warning:  LOTS of pictures!)

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Pro Equine Grooms – How to Do a Fast Daily Leg Inspection

I’ve mentioned before that I check legs and pick hooves daily, and do quick mini lameness evals before trailering out for conditioning rides.  I would much prefer to catch a subtle problem early than to let it go and have it turn into something more serious. This post from Pro Equine Grooms gives a good overview of …

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Running and Endurance Riding

You may recall that one of my goals was to start running more seriously and to complete a Ride & Tie with my sister.  You may also recall that I am most certainly NOT a runner.  I was that girl who made excuses to miss gym class in school.  I NEVER ran for exercise in …

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DIY:  Helmet Paint, Round Two

I took a minor tumble a couple weeks ago.  No big deal, it had been a long time, and I guess I was due for a fall. I got up immediately and was totally fine.  My helmet didn’t really collide with the ground, it was more of a skidding across the ground…  but I needed …

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Ink TROTS again!

It has been nearly 10 months since that fateful day when Ink’s hoof boot flipped off while cantering, she took a bad step, and came up lame.  Suspensory.  The most dreaded word in the sport horse world.

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