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    09-19-2010, 10:06 PM
  #1
Weanling
Rainy Day Activities

It's currently drizzling/raining slightly and Joe doesn't have studs on (heck, Joe doesn't have shoes at the moment) so I can't ride. My horses aren't stabled (rennovations, bugger) so doing anything with them is out.
I was thinking mixing feeds early and cleaning tack but that'll only entertain me for a few minutes.
So does anyone have any ideas on what to do on a rainy day? Share all ideas because they will definitely be accepted =]
     
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    09-19-2010, 10:10 PM
  #2
Yearling
I just got done making a hay bag. :)
Before that my sister and I got stuck in the rain riding. We were away from the house and had to spend about 15 min in a downpour to make it back home to the shelter. lol
     
    09-19-2010, 10:19 PM
  #3
Weanling
Ohh awesome =] How do you make hay bags?
Haha oh lovely! I'll be that was cold. Riding in the rain is fun though. =D
     
    09-20-2010, 03:46 PM
  #4
Green Broke
It has been pouring rain here for the past 3 days thanks to a hurricaine south of us. But I still ride in the rain. Unless its absolutley pouring. Yesterday it was pouring on and off, and after my lesson I was riding with a friend in the arena. We would take the breaks between rain showers to go play in the puddles with our ponies. Only at a walk or trot. Just be safe and don't take your horse through anything you think is dangerous. I LOVE riding in the rain and splashing through puddles. When our pasture floods (And I mean FLOODS, like waist deep water) I ride through it. I know the pasture like the back of my hand, and stay away from the creek which turns into a raging river. But I love riding through the water.
     
    09-20-2010, 04:00 PM
  #5
Yearling
It always takes me more than a few minutes cleaning tack. I guess I'm just slow like that...lol. I'll go ahead and ride or lunge in the rain. I'm like Lonestar, I love it. Sometimes I'll put a poncho on, but usually not. There are other times that I'll take my sketch pad to the barn and work on sketches of them (nothing that I would post on here though).
     
    09-20-2010, 07:18 PM
  #6
Weanling
Haha, I wish I could ride in the rain, but riding in Queensland's black soil without studs or grass is suicide and I don't think Dad'd appreciate me carving up the grass in my dressage arena arena...
     
    09-20-2010, 07:25 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Take your saddle and set it on a sturdy saddle rack or a barrel on it's side, cross your stirrups over the saddle and work on posting without stirrups. But I think this would be more focused towards the english riders. But I don't think western wouldn't be able to benefit from it somehow.
     
    09-20-2010, 07:42 PM
  #8
Weanling
Thanks Tempest =] I'll give it a go. That sounds like a really good activity that could be used in a riding school for unmounted lessons.
     
    09-20-2010, 10:21 PM
  #9
Green Broke
Sounds painfull. Lol.
     
    09-21-2010, 05:34 PM
  #10
Green Broke
But worth it I've heard.
     

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