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        02-24-2012, 09:15 AM
      #1
    Weanling
    What are your goals for 2012

    This year I want to

    A- Lose more weight
    B-Get out hacking again
    C- Learn to canter
    D- Buy a little horsebox so I can start showing my Ponies/ or go to nice scenic place for hacking.
    E- do a walk trot dressage test

    List what you want to achieve this year..........
         
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        02-24-2012, 10:13 AM
      #2
    QOS
    Green Broke
    • 1. Lose more weight - going to WW and doing well at this moment.
    • 2. Log 600+ miles on the trail. Was off to a good start in January and the weather has held me up this month!
    • 3. Get more confidence to be able to ride in an endurance ride.
    • 4. Haul to a few new trails for overnight weekend trips.
    • 5. Work with my horse, Biscuit, to further his training.
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        02-24-2012, 11:05 AM
      #3
    Foal
    My biggest priority atm is to find a place to move my horse that is closer to where I am living, and finish her up. She is a reliable mount but I wouldn't call her "well trained" and due to some saddle issues/unevenness in my body and landing on my head at the canter more than once, we haven't quite mastered that gait. I also need to take some weight off of her, which means riding more! Get 30 days on my gelding... just get 'er done, I guess!
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        02-24-2012, 07:17 PM
      #4
    Trained
    My goals are
    1 to lose 20 lbs
    2 get back into riding
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        02-24-2012, 07:52 PM
      #5
    Weanling
    1) build my new saddle - this is goign to be one heck of a project!!! I am buying a tree and all the hardware, but doing all the work myself!

    2) Finish my cart restoration and start driving agai

    3) have a lot of fun with my horse

    4) help my daughter get her filly's ground done to be started in 2013

    5) spinal surgery
         
        02-24-2012, 08:27 PM
      #6
    Trained
    Have hubby build me a saddle stand and grooming box
    Also a tack box
         
        02-24-2012, 08:37 PM
      #7
    Yearling
    This is a good idea, I think that I need to set goals for my self so that I have something to work towards!

    * Be healthier- reduce junk food, exercise more, and loosing weight would be good but as long as I feel more energetic and have higher self esteem I think Ill be happy
    * Trailer out to the LT to ride for the equivalence of once a week
    * Ride 2/3 times a week at the house and work on trotting and cantering
    * Focus on school and maintain a good GPA
    * Don't stress out about work
    I really just want to be more confident as a rider. I realize that my mare isn't getting the attention she needs, so it's no help to me when she is misbehaving...
         
        02-24-2012, 11:52 PM
      #8
    Yearling
    Actually be able to ride at all this year.. but my options keep falling through.. oh well... the joys of being a plus sized rider...lol
         
        02-25-2012, 12:16 PM
      #9
    Green Broke
    1. Not break any bones riding. In 2010 arm when horse rolled over backwards on me, and 2011, there was this girl......= two broke ribs.
    2. Related but not identical to the above, fall off less. Anybody ever fall off a horse that wasnt moving ?
    3. Complete my first 50 mile AERC ride.
         
        02-25-2012, 12:17 PM
      #10
    Weanling
    1. Ride more than I did last year!
    2. Clean my tack more
    3. Run a 5k
         

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