Quarter Horse Hearts

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QHH News!

This is a blog of our progress with our students and our mascot Foxy!

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Joon comes out to the barn

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Last Thursday Joon came out for a lesson, sadly she got overheated and sick and had to get off of Foxy early, however when she got off we decided to give Foxy a bath because she was sweating. We had lots of fun then when Foxy was finished we had a water fight with the hose. It was so much fun and by the end of the day, Joon was soaked from head to toe.

Annabelle

Posted on April 20, 2013 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Today Annabelle came out to the barn today! We were so excited to see her again. She got to groom, tack, and ride Foxy!She even learned going over ground poles and even tried trotting. She then helped with untacking, cleaning the stall, and cleaning tack! She is a good little rider and can trot all by herself without any help! We are so excited to have her back and can't wait to have her again!

Joon and Emily's lesson

Posted on April 20, 2013 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

On Thursday 4/18/13 Joon and Emily had a lesson together they both split the duties for taking care of a horse and then took turns riding. Joon went first and had a little bit of difficult with Foxy at first but then began doing so well and worked on going over ground poles and 2-point. Emily was next and worked on going over poles and 2-point as well both girls trotted and were having a great time together.

Jasmine rides Brandi

Posted on April 9, 2013 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Jasmine rides her grandma's horse Brandi. Jasmine is special to Melissa because she's not like the other students that want to jump she wants to barrel race. Melissa helps Jasmine with it and gets on Brandi as well to show Jasmine what to do, Brandi is showing to become a great barrel race horse. Jasmine is going to prove to become a great barrel racer!

Joon's lesson!

Posted on April 9, 2013 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

*This entry is late due to technical difficulties this past weekend

On April 6th 2013 Joon came out to the barn for her lesson. She was doing very well we worked on lots of advanced stuff such as 2-point, a position for jumping, posting, trot work, and balance stuff! Joon did so well she is showing to be a promising student!

Easter Party!

Posted on April 9, 2013 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Om March 30th 2013, Quarter Horse Hearts had their first annual Easter party! It was lots of fun! Everyone came with food and fun! The kids got Easter baskets and got to pick out prizes after each game. They also got to dye eggs, pony rides (on Foxy) and had an Easter egg hunt. We wish more people could have come but had fun nonetheless and are excited for next year's because that will be bigger and better than this years!

Emily gets to go to the barn!

Posted on March 29, 2013 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Today Emily came to the barn for a lesson! She ended up staying from 10am-2pm and had a great time helping us prepare for our Easter Party tomorrow! We appreciate her help! Emily has become a great rider and was doing very well for her second ride! She worked alot on direction and balance and is advancing very well!

Savannah's lesson!

Posted on March 24, 2013 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (2)

On Friday Savannah came out for a lesson, she worked on re learning the basics of grooming, tacking, parts of tack, and turning the horse. She worked really hard and is a great little rider and is a hard worker!

Emily's first lesson!

Posted on March 22, 2013 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

We have a new student here at Quarter Horse Hearts, her name is Emily! She is a smart little girl who has fun with the horses and works well with them. Yesterday she began by learning how to groom and what tools you use to groom a horse, then she learned what parts of a bridle were what. Then once foxy was tacked up she took the mare out of the barn and into the arena where she rode Foxy and just got the feel of riding and just learning how to steer.

Joon rides Foxy!

Posted on March 16, 2013 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

On Thursday 3/14/13 Joon came out to ride Foxy again. She was great! Joon reviewed on which brushes were which, how each were used and tacking a horse. Then Once Foxy was geared up to go we took her out to the arena where Joon got on and worked on turns and going over ground poles, looking at the pole as she lined herself up for the "jump" then looking at the top of the fence ahead of her until Foxy was over the pole. She caught on really quick! Then after we worked on that she worked on figure 8's which she needs alot more work on. After she finished riding we took Foxy, untacked her in the crossties then went and Joon learned how to clean a stall for the first time. After that Joon was taught how to clean tack and once again caught on quickly. We can't wait for Joon to come out again soon, she's making out to be a promising student and rider!


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