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Monthly Archive for December, 2010

Suggestions for Winter Riding

Too cold to ride?  Here are a few suggestions to make things a little easier. 1.  Dress in layers.   Lots of layers, long thermal underwear, several long sleeve T-shirts, a vest, keep your head and ears covered, and wear sock and glove liners.  Also, give up those riding tights or jodpurs, if you can for [...]

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I personally trained this little mare spending many, many hours in the saddle riding all over North Carolina and Virginia.  She has been on several day long trail rides and three competitive trail rides sponsored by ACTHA.  Confetti is 14.2 hands and has excellent and tough hooves.  She can go barefoot most of the time.  [...]

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My summer riding camp was very successful and I think the kiddos had a great time, as did the adults and staff that helped out.  Therefore, I am holding a camp the week after Christmas for students and potential students of Baymount Farm.  Half a day for four days, Monday thru Thursday.  I am sure [...]

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Just got back from a wonderful weekend at Fort Valley Ranch, Fort Valley, VA in the Shenandoah Valley.  I read an article about this area in the Trail Rider magazine and decided it would make a great trip for my husband and I.  We have been so busy over the summer that we have not [...]

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