Day 93: Our Uphill Battle

Solar trotting in an indoor arena

DAY 93. You know this expression, “it was an uphill battle.” I can’t help but think how this little saying characterizes my work with Solar. Now, this is not to imply that our time together hasn’t been enjoyable, or that it has been antagonistic in nature. On the contrary. However, this […] Read more »

DAY 91: Rider Repellent

Muddy Solar

DAY 91. I walked out to the field this evening with the intention of riding Solar only to find that he had applied a heavy layer of “rider repellent.” He had expertly rolled in the one and only muddy spot in his pasture turnout. One look from across the field […] Read more »

DAY 86: Solar Gets a Massage

Equine massage

DAY 86. Solar was the relaxed recipient of an equine sports massage by equine masseuse, Jim Matheson. Solar napped, yawned, and licked his way through the whole process–his way of saying “this is great!” Check out some of his funny faces during the massage in the pictures below. Jim complimented […] Read more »

Day 85: Solar’s Conformation Update

DAY 85. Kelsy and Cheryl Smith helped me capture updated conformation photos of Solar before our ride today. He looks more and more like a sporthorse every day! ** Thank you Uckele Health & Nutrition for the complete supplement program that Solar is on during the Prodigious Fund’s 100-Day Trainer […] Read more »