Thursday, March 6, 2014

Blog Hop: Seven Deadly Sins

  Loved this blog hop from L at Viva Carlos!


Seven great things/strengths in your riding life
  1. Confidence in myself
  2. Learn quickly from a variety of media (lessons, auditing, videos, books, etc)
  3. Somewhat of a good balance, almost always can make time in my life for horses
  4. Love to learn
  5. Willing to work hard and get dirty
  6. No fear, willing to work with the naughty horses
  7. Two awesome horses


Seven things you lack or covet for you or your horse
  1. Money to go towards lessons and showing
  2. Custom CWD Jumping Saddle
  3. Brown Mundial tall boots
  4. More time to spend on the horses
  5. All the Antares things
  6. A fancy show barn to keep my horse at
  7. Consistent training schedule


Seven things that make you angry
  1. People who have the time/money to go far in horses, but don't appreciate it
  2. When boarding barns don't take good care of my horses
  3. My posture
  4. Horses with poor ground manners
  5. Rude people
  6. When I have time to ride, but then my ponies magically go lame
  7. People that don't take adequate care of their horses


Seven things you neglect to do or cut corners on 
  1. Mane pulling
  2. Cleaning my tack - I do it about once a month or before shows
  3. Doing no stirrups work
  4. Exercising myself and not just my horses
  5. Dry cleaning show clothes - because of this all my show clothing is machine washable!
  6. Picking hooves every day or at least every couple of days
  7. Daily grooming


Seven most expensive things you own for your horse/riding
  1. My Deniro tall boots
  2. Misty - most expensive horse I've owned yet!
  3. My Grand Prix Rylie show coat
  4. My english saddles, a Pessoa and a Duett
  5. My Smartpak Wellfleet Bridle
  6. A pair of FITS breeches
  7. My IRH Elite Ultra helmet


 Seven guilty pleasures or favorite items
  1. Spending most of the day at the barn even when I should be doing homework
  2. Splurging for nice quality leather
  3. Tack sales
  4. Going for a gallop
  5. Saddle pads
  6. Trail rides
  7. My belt buckles I've won


Seven things you love about horses and riding
  1. Therapy/stress relief
  2. Getting outside - on the trails and the beach
  3. The competition
  4. My relationship with my horses
  5. The adrenaline
  6. Horse smell
  7. What amazing athletes horses are