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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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Sirocco update!

I’m in Florida with the rig (truck and horse trailer) visiting family and picking up Sirocco this weekend to take him home. Still practicing my riding down here as I found a wonderful stable to rent a quarter horse with … Continue reading

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Sirocco update! “He’s come a long way…”

The time is ticking…I go pick up Sirocco March 11th. I haven’t seen him since October 14th. I know he is going to be so different. I can’t wait… I really miss him. I hope my skills keep improving so … Continue reading

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Playing with Pete, Kate & Blue

Today was great! First full day at the barn all winter. Started with Pete first thing after feeding this morning. My neighbor Billy Jack stopped by with a smaller horse collar for the harness. I bought a 22″ draft collar … Continue reading

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Sirocco update! Video and Bridleless riding today

It was a gorgeous day at Avalon with Temps up to almost 60. I played online with Blue in the arena first and i was able to do extreme helicopter without her moving her feet, I was able to touch … Continue reading

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Sirocco Update! Riding the Patterns

Sally Berry – Licensed Parelli Professional posted an update about Sirocco… “Today was a Parelli Saddles training day with 3* Instructor Tina Giordano – brilliant day – lots of info really well presented, with demos, simulations and saddle fit make … Continue reading

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Sirocco Update! Driving from zone 5…

Another day indoors at Avalon as we have yet another snow storm. The snow stopped tonight while I write this but it took Emily 2 1/2 hours to get home from work. I heard on the news about 130+ wrecks … Continue reading

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Some of what Sirocco is learning

Sirocco at the Parelli center in Florida with Sally Berry. Check out the foot cocked in the back…relaxed up there! I had begun asking for this before he went to Florida but I couldn’t get him to go slow enough … Continue reading

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