After receiving our acceptance email we booked our campsite at the Kentucky Horse Park, attempted to get a paddock rented but they were all booked. We even found someone willing to share it so we cpuld split the cost. So now we are on the waiting list to get paddocks as we think the boys would enjoy a little turnout time. But if we can't get a paddock there will be plenty of handwalking and grazing involved. Now that the waiting is over to be accepted it's time to get to work.
Diablo has been lunging lightly and starting to add in ground poles and cavelettis. He hasn't been ridden in a couple of weeks as he's been pretty back sore. He has a vet appointment set up so we can come up with a game plan for him and strengthening his back. He gets to take it a bit easy until then. Though he'd prefer to be doing more. This is a horse that LOVES having a job and doesn't really know how to handle it when he doesn't have one.
Linus is riding a couple of times a week right now a d is completely off the lunge line now. He's still being lunged a few minutes before we get on him but not long. He even cantered last night for the first time under saddle. He's learning about a rider's legs and how to move forward when asked and going into contact. He's a little on the lazy side but he's willing and tries hard when you ask him for things.
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