Epically Honor :) a Journal

       The Horse Forum > The Horse Forum Community > Member Journals

Epically Honor :) a Journal

This is a discussion on Epically Honor :) a Journal within the Member Journals forums, part of the The Horse Forum Community category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        11-17-2009, 08:29 PM
    Smile Epically Honor :) a Journal

    Dear Journal...
    I thought I would start a journal on here to keep track of life in general. So to start out, Heres our story. I was just a typical lesson girl, riding horses once a week. A group of 3 awfully abused horses were rescued to my barn. I made connection with the pure Thoroughbred, Hollywood (his name at the time). So I became the lesson girl riding the abused thoroughbred with no training. He slowly became my best friend! And about two-three months later I was invited to the show team. I have thee least ammt of riding years of everyone on the team, with my mere 3 1/2 years riding experience. So I joined. Lol Now I'm the newbie show girl, with the "not a chance" horse and nobody really accepted me until my friend JJ started talking to me. Show season began and ended within a 3-4 months and this girl wasnt too bad at it! I've beaten some of the girls that have been riding longer than me, which suprised me a lot. But they have become the best and closest friends I have, and their all great riders. So now its been a couple months off the season, and my dear Hollywood is back to health. The most amazing thing has happened and I'm going to buy him in less than a month. This horse means the world to me! So Im in a daze. I'm changing his name back to the original, Honor, because I believe he deserves his title back! And now we are going to start preping for SHOW SEASON TWO: Tackling Dressage and possibly some ameture Jumping. Let the fun begin :)

    EquestrianHollywood <3
    Sponsored Links
        11-17-2009, 08:36 PM
    Dear Journal...

    Quick response, but I didnt explain enough in the opening paragraph.

    Oh my dear Honor is comming along well. He is the clumsiest horse! I love how he refuses to look down when going over ground poles...no he has not gotten over that, for my horsie friends :). I've gotten permission to take him over a 1 ft jump. Im kinda nervous about it! I really don't know why! I might try lunging him over it first, to see how he takes it. And on the other hand, he is taking to Dressage quite well. He makes me so proud!

    EquestrianHollywood <3
        11-19-2009, 07:27 PM
    Dear Journal...

    So I'm starting to canter him over jumps. I'm nervous about it, not going to lie. So tonight while riding I finally had the guts to do it after taking him over a ground pole several times. He's very clumsy, and tripped several times of course. So as I was approaching the jump, within one stride of it, he drops the canter to a trot. I was so frustrated, but I just figure he's not ready yet. Ill keep working at it, making sure he goes over it safley :)

        11-22-2009, 05:13 PM
    Dear Journal...

    Just got back from riding Honor, and had a pretty good ride. Focused on mostly stamina. I'm trying to get 3 straight rounds at a pretty good paced canter right now. Doesn't seem like much, but it'll be a start. He's so out of shape because I rode him everyday during the summer and now its only 3 times a week... until I own him in December. So he's holding steadily at two rounds. Sometimes like a quarter more, but its a good foundation. He started hopping around about somthing half way through, I don't know what could of spooked him though. No birds or cats or anything. I caught him staring at the mares a lot. He's a ladies man, not going to lie. I didn't jump today, because I wanted to work on some other stuff. Well that's it for today :)

        11-27-2009, 02:16 PM
    Awww megan! We never didnt like you!!! We acually liked you best out of all the juniors to begin with! Hahah but this is a cool journal :)
        11-27-2009, 02:18 PM
    Hahah he's a ladies may most deffff!!!! And are you doing canter clases this year?!?!
        11-28-2009, 05:41 PM
    Lol thanx cara :) and yes I am :)))
        11-28-2009, 05:44 PM
    Dear Journal...

    So on Wednesday I did it...I jumped the 6in at a canter. Im so proud of myself haha. He didnt even hit it! It may be just me but a jump feel s like a 5-beated canter. Lol Maybe in a week or so we can bump it up to a foot :)

    Tomorrow is the big day. When the horse I have come to love and adore shall be mine. I bought his new halter today. Its red. Hehe I guess that's all for now :)

        11-29-2009, 11:16 AM
    Woop woop good job jumping! And that's excieting about the canter classes! And you getting honor ofcourse!!
        11-29-2009, 11:18 AM
    Lol thanks cara :) we'll have to ride together more often now!

    honor, journal

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:


    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    My Journal. horseoffire Member Journals 5 11-22-2009 10:56 PM
    My Journal nirvana Member Journals 17 10-06-2009 07:16 PM
    A True Honor!!!! CedarHillQuarterHorses Horse Talk 2 05-15-2009 12:05 AM
    In honor of Dumas' chickens Joshie General Off Topic Discussion 8 03-27-2009 10:09 AM
    The Journal Of... Solange Member Journals 4 03-18-2009 08:29 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:19 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0