Posts under ‘Of interest to Horse Owners’

Barn Projects

It’s always so nice to get a project accomplished that has been on the “to do list” for months!  I added a shelf in the feed room to get more organized, improve visibility and get stuff off of the floor.  Here it is above the feed barrels. It holds supplements, as well as this and that! […]


Here’s a linked article written by Dr. Mark Depaolo. I found it very interesting. What do you think?

Wrigley – Warmblood in Training

Congratulations to Tricia McCormick on her recent acquisition of Wrigley! He is such an adorable 3 year old warmblood/TB cross. He arrived at In Motion Sport Horses to get started under saddle ten days ago. He was quite overwhelmed with his new environment. However, he has settled in now. He is smart and a willing student. Two days […]

High School Equestrian Meet

It is a real privilege to teach horses and humans! I consider myself fortunate to have wonderful students, one of which is Anna. She is a member of the Hidden Valley High School Equestrian Team. Their first meet of the year took place this weekend.  Anna took on an OTTB (Off Track Thoroughbred) as a […]

A Future Hope

I hope when I am 70 years young, I too will be able to blog such a wonderful story! Read, smile, drop a tear or two and enjoy this link.

Happy New Year!

New Years day in Grants Pass was gorgeous! It was cold, mind you, but the sun was shining beautifully! What better thing to do than to ride!  After completing my morning rides, I was able to give a couple of lessons!   Here is Anna DiMatteo on her OTTB Flyer.  She is preparing to ride for Hidden Valley […]

Calvin’s First Trail Ride

Calvin went on his first and second trail rides this last week! He is such a good boy. After working in the arena for awhile, I rode him to a gate that goes out the back of the property.  I asked him to side pass over close enough to it so I could unsnap the […]

Winter Blanketing Tips

With winter blanketing, sometimes comes the problem of shoulder rubs.  Over the years of using many brands of blankets on many an equine, here is the best solution I have found for shoulder rubs:  Dr. Scholl’s Moleskin.  It is a very soft, flannel like, fabric with an adhesive backing.  It comes in a 2-pack of padded or […]

Calvin’s Winter Haircut

Calvin is a wooly boy! It is so difficult to cool out a horse who has a thick winter coat. In Motion Sport Horses simple solution for such a problem is to body or trace clip. Calvin received his body clip a couple of weeks ago. He was such a good boy! After introducing the BIG clippers […]

Thankful for Wonderful Clients!

I have such wonderful clients! I am soooo thankful for each one of you. Two sets of my favorite reins — thank you Shannon and Mary Stradford and Catherine Ulrey! Also thank you to Judi McCain who saved me last month, by picking up the slack I was leaving around, with a body that was […]