The Morgan Show Horse Off Season

Where is everybody? Doesn’t anyone out there besides me have anything to say? I find that hard to believe! Is it because this is a site for and about Morgan show horses and this is the off-season? Do we need a new category? I propose a category called The Off-Season. Tell us what you do to keep yourself sane during the off-season, with or without your Morgan. Whether it’s trail-riding or sitting on a beach. Tell us all about it. Maybe you will inspire someone else.

Obviously BlackEyeBeth has found something to keep her sane and is trying to help the rest of us out of the winter doldrums. It will be more fun if more people participate. C’mon, you know you want to. As long as you choose an obscure username when you register, no one will know who you are when you comment or post, which could get really interesting. Then check back every day and maybe we can get a conversation started. I’m looking forward to hearing from you.

4 Responses to The Morgan Show Horse Off Season

  1. Black Eye Beth says:

    As Mocha deduced, this month my husband and I are spending “quality time” sitting on the couch with a laptop. (I think we have formed permanent butt depressions in the cushions!!). However, I do pass a lot of time taking care of my pregnant mare who is due in late March (Watch for photos and video)and traveling to see my other 2 horses at my trainers’ barn. I also take a couple of lessons locally so I can be ready to show my mare this summer (hopefully!!). Not much going on here, although I am thinking with the temps being so cold a trip to the beach would be AWFUL NICE!!!

  2. kad says:

    Well,I’d like to say that I spend my “off season” sunning & funning but unfortunately that’s just not the case. As for me I have spent most of my off season preparing others for show season with winter academy tournaments and lessons. When I am not having fun doing that I am having a blast with a hammmer a strainer and a whole lotta frozen water buckets, not to mention frozen fingers, toes and even my hair occasionally when I loose the fight with the water hose. I can’t wait for the “off season” to be over so I can enjoy horses again.

  3. Mocha Mom says:

    kad: Here’s a tip for dealing with the frozen buckets and fingers. Get a hot water heater! I have an 80 gallon hot water tank in my barn (which is WAY more than I need) but I never chip ice.

    BTW, I just want to say a huge THANK YOU to those of you who do work so hard thru the dark days of winter to make out horses and ourselves ready for show season.

  4. amie9191 says:

    The off season bores me to tears! I do like the idea of giving my horse a “vacation” and normally will try and work him maybe once a week. I pull his shoes and I let him be a horse in his private pasture.

    Come March I will get back to work with him….only one more month!

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