Monthly Archives: October 2010
Guess what I got yesterday!!!!!
|October 19, 2010||Posted by Melinda under Uncategorized|
I think most of my readers are also fans of AareneX’s blog, but if not, you should run over there are read this post. Excellent reading. Now, on to more exciting news. Guess what I got in the mail yesterday….. *Melinda doing the happy dance while spinning in circles*My Tevis buckle!!!!!!!!! It CAME!!!!!!! It’s so […] more
Vet school update….
|October 17, 2010||Posted by Melinda under Uncategorized|
And here it is….the reason I started this blog almost 2 years ago – a decent vet school admissions statement. It goes without saying that if you are reading this, and are planning on copying it and using it as your own in some future admissions process, that I WILL track you down and use […] more
Renegade Boot Dealer
|October 16, 2010||Posted by Melinda under Uncategorized|
This week I became a Renegade Hoof Boot Dealer! I’ve never imagined becoming a seller for any product, but again – I never imagined I would be so happy with a product, that it’s a privilege, not a burden to sell. For the past year I’ve been late out of vet checks and dawdled on […] more
Farley The "Wonder Horse"
|October 12, 2010||Posted by Melinda under Uncategorized|
Farley is becoming quite well known in this small community. On Saturday, when I rode up to have the vet check her teeth, she exclaimed, “it’s Farley the Wonder Horse!” Now mind you, this is not my regular vet, although she works in the clinic where I take Farley for her wellness and general health […] more
From my Buzz
|October 8, 2010||Posted by Melinda under Uncategorized|
For those of you that don’t follow me in Buzz, I wanted to share this article: http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200910/risk I think it’s a very good look at “risk” activities. It certaintly describes me, even though I’m not in the typical group (male). It explains a lot about my life, both past and present. I was often bored […] more
Is the back sore?
|October 7, 2010||Posted by Melinda under Uncategorized|
Before Tevis, I had Susan (and David) from Saddlesthatfit.com come and adjust the flocking in my saddle. A full review of my experience is posted on the blog in an earlier post, however I’m going to attempt to better explain the technique that I was shown to determine how sensitive or sore my horse’s back […] more
Comstock Pt. 2
|October 5, 2010||Posted by Melinda under Uncategorized|
Personal update – I cut my hair yesterday and feel much better. For some reason, when I’m very stressed, cutting my hair really makes a difference. The last time I cut it, it was two days before Tevis 2009. Re: Crysta’s comment on the ride hardness – I too was very suprised how hard I […] more