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Trail Riding at Avalon Farms

Photo by Robyn Kevlin Just before the trail ride on Saturday at Avalon Farms. From left to right: Deb Shoemaker & Bill, Christy Chute & JP, Valerie Reynolds & Sirocco, Terry Kevlin & Pip, Gwendy Joysen & Diosa & ponying … Continue reading

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Grayson online and saddle prep

Spent the morning at the feed store and stocking up on groceries. Sometimes I have to leave the horse arena and take care of household chores….it not very good weather so a good day for it. We’re under a tornado … Continue reading

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More news from the trail & arena (Sirocco & Grayson)

Emily rode Blue today and we had another great trail ride with Kristy, Deb and Robyn & Terry. Sirocco did great and we covered some new trails that the Kevlins have been working on off of the bluff field going … Continue reading

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Spring is here in Tennessee

another awesome trail ride with Sirocco today. He was great and the flowers are blooming. I rode in a t-shirt for the first time this year it was so nice out. We road down one hill that had some rock … Continue reading

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All 4 feet on pedestal at Liberty!

I put Sirocco in the arena for the night because after the big storm we have fence down somewhere in the back forty. He found it and came strolling up to the arena yesterday by himself. Guess what I’ll be … Continue reading

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Sirocco’s first trail ride

We ventured outside the arena for the first time since Sirocco came home. He did really great. He stayed tuned into me and when I exhaled…he relaxed and exhaled. I barely had to use the reins at all. He responded … Continue reading

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Sirocco update! online & freestyle

Had a great session with Sirocco this morning. I thought maybe his yo-yo game could be better when I ran through the games so we worked on that a bit. Played with him on the 22′ line and got all … Continue reading

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Sirocco update: getting reacquainted

When Sirocco and I arrived home from Florida the temps dropped into the 30′s at night and it was a cold rain during the day. I put his new blanket on him and kept him in the covered arena for … Continue reading

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Sirocco update! We’re Home!

The trailering home from Ocala went smoothly. I stopped about every 4 hours to let him rest and he didn’t even work up a sweat. He ate all his hay which I soaked with water. Sally met me before sunrise … Continue reading

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Sirocco update! My lesson with Sally & Sirocco

I met Sally & Sirocco at the Parelli Center at 2p today and had a great time reuniting with my horse. I last saw him October 14th and missed him over the winter. Jody and Sally did so much good … Continue reading

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