A Rose Weekend

Ryan and Hillary Rose joined us this weekend for a few days of workshops. Charm and I participated in the Freestyle and Liberty workshops.

We had a lot of fun! I came away with a lot of strategies to help Charm maintain her responsibilities… and also to help me not micromanage her. I also have learned how to achieve more refinement in my phases. So to do less, I will end up getting more from her. And the best part is that it works!

Of course I had my camera handy and couldn’t help buy snap pictures while I audited the other workshops. Here are some of my favorites.

Ryan

Ryan and Pico

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Sofie, Grace and Toni all playing with their gray horses in the online workshop.

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I like to call this one the peanut gallery.

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Grace was helping her horse, Pico, become more confident.

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Here is the finesse group.

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Ryan ended up riding Charm during the finesse workshop.

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Beth and her horse Ollie. I’m sure Hillary had some brilliant advice for them.

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Grace and her Andalusian, Pico, are strutting their stuff.

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Trish is loading her horse Stacy with confidence.

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Ryan is helping Sandy and Schatzi.

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John and Polo

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Sofie is introducing Bella to the trailer obstacle.

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Stacy!

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Toni and Kidd. They did super!

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Tracey and Cooper

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Sofie and Bella

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Kidd on the tarp. This was a major step for Kidd. He wasn’t too sure about the tarp, but Toni did an excellent job building his confidence.

It was hard just picking a few pictures to share. We had a great weekend and I’m so happy the weather cooperated! Everyone seemed to have an excellent time this weekend. Thanks Ryan and Hillary for sharing your knowledge with all of us!

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8 thoughts on “A Rose Weekend

    • Thank you! I just took a look at some of your work. I love your Cecropia Moth piece. It’s just gorgeous 🙂 I was able to raise a couple when I was young.. as well as many Monarchs. I look forward to seeing more of your work… it’s very inspiring!

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