Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Seven Deadly Sins: blog hop

Thanks to L. Williams awesome idea today's post is all about the blog hop. What a great idea for one of these!
Seven great things/strengths in your riding life
  1. My pony - she's awesome, has great potential and confirmation and was free!
  2. My new opportunity to take regular lessons from a really excellent instructor
  3. The nice, well fitted equipment that I've worked so hard and saved for.
  4. My riding skill
  5. My pony's patience
  6. The fact that I can afford any of this
  7. My ability to learn
  8. My love of learning



Seven things you lack or covet for you or your horse

  1. A wool show sheet
  2. BoT shtuff
  3. A Mattes half pad
  4. Show Clothes - like I literally have none
  5. An ability to pull manes
  6. Show experience
  7. A truck and trailer


Seven things that make you angry

  1. Pony tantrums
  2. Saddle fit changes :(
  3. DQs
  4. People who think they have all the answers
  5. People trying to train my horse while I'm training my horse.
  6. Dogs with no manners being let loose around horses
  7. Thrush




Seven things you neglect to do or cut corners on 

  1. Tail care
  2. Saddle pad laundry
  3. Putting on leg protection sometimes
  4. Letting my horse walk off as I'm mounting
  5. Wiping off bits
  6. Treating scrapes
  7. Mane Pulling


Seven most expensive things you own for your horse/riding
In order of most to least
  1. Thornhill Pro-Trainer Danube
  2. Neue Schule bit
  3. Pink Equine Bridle
  4. People on Horses pink boots
  5. Dublin boots for me
  6. Mattes saddle pad (no sheepskin underneath)
  7. Heavy weight turnout blanket



Seven guilty pleasures or favorite items
  1. My collection of riding socks
  2. My tack cleaning supplies
  3. Hoof picks with brushes
  4. My pink PoH boots
  5. My pink lined bridle
  6. Having people admire my pony and her fan club
  7. Super Ponies - Big talent in a small package


Seven things you love about horses and riding
  1. Horse expressions
  2. Horse smell
  3. Riding lessons
  4. Shows
  5. Early summer mornings at the barn
  6. Blown square horse nostrils
  7. My pony's whinny when she sees me
I totally can't get the link thing to work with my layout..... fail :(