Failing Forward Apr 19, 2021

Hope and Iva are doing fantastic. They took their first solo ride on the property last week. The plans for Hope were somewhat loose at first, and I am pleased that instead of me doing the work to bring Hope around to a new way of life, I've been able to help Iva learn how to do it herself together with Hope. Iva has been around my horses and observing my particular way of working for years on and off as well as working for and riding at other barns. She has seen a variety of methods and...

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The Hope Horsemanship Herd Move Apr 18, 2021

Hello!

As I came here to add a new post I saw this post did not publish when I created it on April 5. So I'll finish it now and you'll get a new post updated as well. They will seem close together but it was a glitch, usually the posts are more spread out. Thank you for following!

I hope you are all enjoying whatever spring looks like in your area. The end of winter for us was a bit cold, windy, icy and more indoor than outdoor for the humans, but spring brings sunshine and new growth.

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Hope and Iva's First Ride Jan 15, 2021

Video of Hope & Iva's first ride (click HERE)

Hope has had a few weeks to settle in. The rain rot scabs on her topline have healed nicely, she's had a full treatment of gut health by Basic Equine Health (basicequinehealth.com) as big changes are likely to cause stress on the digestive system leading to potential ulcers. She is on our nutrition program based on forage testing and seems to have put on a few pounds.

She is now in composite shoes [check out the video including...

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Welcome Hope! Dec 27, 2020

As we launch a new website and a new begin with a new year right around the corner, what better way to tie it all together than a new horse!

Welcome Hope, the first rehab horse for Hope Horsemanship.

Hope is a 14 year old quarter horse mare with experience in barrel racing and riding lesson work. We don't have a clear picture on her story, I've been told she has been passed from rescue to homes and back a few times ending up in South Carolina not thriving in a job as a lesson...

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