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Moiya trotting Sept 2015

Conquering the Coop

Last summer, about 10 days before a horse show, I took a nasty fall off Miles. He slammed on the brakes right before a white coop and I went over the jump without him; neither Trainer nor I saw it coming. My hip hurt so badly I went to the ER to get it x-rayed, convinced I’d broken something. Luckily I didn’t, but it wasn’t a quick recovery for me and ever since I’ve been terrified of the coop.¬†Of course at the horse show immediately following this incident, there was a brown coop in the ring that Miles jumped several times with no problem.

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Shoes, Stereos, Couches and Other First World Problems

Last week I have a bevy of first world problems that seemed to touch all important aspects of my life. Luckily, nothing is really, seriously wrong and everyone will be fine and things will get worked out. But let me tell you, it was a frustrating and exasperating week for me. Since nobody really wants to hear me complain, I’ll give you the reader’s digest version before moving on to better things.

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