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What off season?
9/8/2008 9:50:23 PM
9/8/2008 7:43:03 PM
training and muscle building
9/8/2008 6:35:29 PM
Handle what ever Mother Nature has in store
9/8/2008 5:22:29 PM
Hack out, lighter dressage
9/8/2008 4:01:50 PM
I wind up at summer's end as the weather cools down some and I can work my horse more during the day
9/8/2008 12:59:19 PM
Stick to my training schedule
9/8/2008 10:14:11 AM
summer is my off season, but still ride
9/8/2008 1:30:03 AM
Clean up ,repairs ,keep working on manners and exercise .
9/7/2008 9:08:56 PM
ride bareback around pasture and go to the gym
9/7/2008 8:56:04 PM
summer is off season
9/7/2008 8:18:15 PM
9/7/2008 7:09:45 PM
relax and watch TV for a change =)
9/7/2008 2:50:50 PM
9/7/2008 12:19:41 PM
we don't show, but do trail ride at different places thoughout the year
9/7/2008 11:02:26 AM
pleasure riding only
9/7/2008 8:46:45 AM
Read about horses
9/7/2008 2:01:12 AM
Work just as hard
9/6/2008 9:14:34 PM
fall,winter & spring is my on season
9/6/2008 8:12:09 PM
Actually, here in the South we DON'T ride in the summer!
9/6/2008 7:20:45 PM
increase levels in fall
9/6/2008 6:38:44 PM
ride on nice days. ski
9/6/2008 2:56:53 PM
groundwork and ride on good weather days.
9/6/2008 1:32:57 PM
no indoor, so we have to wind down when it gets cold
9/6/2008 11:16:01 AM
more indoor riding, less trail. Spend alot of time cleaning up stables from summer crazyness.
9/6/2008 9:38:52 AM
9/6/2008 8:58:27 AM
still ride just less because of wind or rain, I live in sunny southern ca.
9/6/2008 1:32:03 AM
Due to unpredictable weather, I usually stop riding Oct/Nov. Dec - March I work on ground manners.
9/6/2008 1:07:21 AM
we work on the same ideas but the lessons are not as intense
9/5/2008 11:14:21 PM
groom him, talk to my horse
9/5/2008 11:01:08 PM
down tme for horses-snow shoeing for staying in shape
9/5/2008 9:51:06 PM
9/5/2008 7:52:48 PM
recently moved to larger boarding stable with indoor arena,etc. so hope to ride more!
9/5/2008 7:36:15 PM
Bad weather is a factor that will determine my riding routine.
9/5/2008 6:35:48 PM
january he is off
9/5/2008 5:36:09 PM
we do the opposite here in fla. Its too hot until about sept.
9/5/2008 3:49:21 PM
work around the house more
9/5/2008 3:04:18 PM
9/5/2008 2:12:14 PM
In door ring! still gets a work out or bordom sets in!
9/5/2008 1:58:25 PM
Trail Ride to the Max!
9/5/2008 1:56:46 PM
We ride and train no matter what the weather in Eastern U.S.; just allow for extra warmup
9/5/2008 12:10:16 PM
9/5/2008 6:25:27 AM
9/4/2008 11:55:02 PM
9/4/2008 11:04:42 PM
still ride, play with them,teach tricks
9/4/2008 10:54:53 PM
9/4/2008 10:21:34 PM
fitness instead of training
9/4/2008 10:00:38 PM
Living in So Fl makes the season all year long!
9/4/2008 9:44:19 PM
i try to keep things interesting for my horses and do different activities
9/4/2008 9:34:43 PM
Lots of grooming, short walks, talking to them, "playing" with them, and working hard to keep them c
9/4/2008 9:30:32 PM
use indoor arena for play and fine tuning
9/4/2008 8:47:44 PM
still ride but not as hard
9/4/2008 8:32:58 PM
I don't show but once the footing goes bad, am unable to trail ride until spring.
9/4/2008 8:02:09 PM
Now that summer is coming cooler weather we can get some serious riding in here in Florida.
9/4/2008 7:53:41 PM
Just the opposite. Horses are off in the summer in AZ. Start to ride again in September
9/4/2008 7:17:26 PM
I dont I ride all year
9/4/2008 6:51:40 PM
I'm in the Southwest -- We are gearing UP for riding season here! Cooler weather's coming!
9/4/2008 6:48:54 PM
lunge, clean tack, super grooming,
9/4/2008 6:37:56 PM
I live in North Central Florida--I ride in all seasons BUT summer!
9/4/2008 6:31:11 PM
trail ride, indoor arena, groundwork
9/4/2008 6:20:14 PM
move to a facility with an indoor arena
9/4/2008 5:32:27 PM
my off season is the summer - it's HOT in NC!
9/4/2008 5:29:25 PM
What do you mean? FALL is the best time to ride!
9/4/2008 5:23:50 PM
break horses to ride & drive
9/4/2008 5:01:24 PM
I ride more in teh fall winter than the summer No grass to mow means more saddle time
9/4/2008 4:56:26 PM
ride as much as possible
9/4/2008 4:40:52 PM
catch up on chores
9/4/2008 4:34:29 PM
Keep on riding!
9/4/2008 4:20:47 PM
ride whenever weather permits, and the ground is not frozen
9/4/2008 4:01:01 PM
Once the time changes and I no longer have daylight after work
9/4/2008 3:59:02 PM
we hend to ride more during the months that are not so hot
9/4/2008 3:19:27 PM
I live in Florida...actually ride less in the hot summer and more in winter
9/4/2008 3:18:03 PM
I slow down when the ice starts
9/4/2008 3:01:51 PM
9/4/2008 2:49:53 PM
Assess equipment & facilities. Do groundwork with the horses. Gather tax records.
9/4/2008 2:30:30 PM
In Phoenix area, September is when we can START riding more again
9/4/2008 2:09:50 PM
When the snow flies, they are done
9/4/2008 1:21:51 PM
My horse and I prefer the cooler months!
9/4/2008 1:03:16 PM
Rather ride in the snow than the heat and bugs
9/4/2008 11:24:27 AM
Since I'm dependent on the weather I ride whenever I can year round.
9/4/2008 11:19:46 AM
Farm Maintenance, marketing for the following spring season
9/4/2008 11:18:51 AM
try to stay warm
9/4/2008 10:57:03 AM
Ride whenever the Colorado weather permits!
9/4/2008 10:15:26 AM
In SoCal, if it rains, the horses kick back & I clean tack. I like "winter" riding!
9/4/2008 8:11:04 AM
9/4/2008 7:56:03 AM
work em till they die
9/4/2008 7:45:46 AM
There's an off season?
9/4/2008 7:18:38 AM
it's hunting season...so we don't ride anymore out side the arena
9/4/2008 7:00:23 AM
My horses get a break from August to October and then get fit for the indoor jumping over winter
9/4/2008 5:05:56 AM
sleep and feed horses
9/4/2008 3:20:40 AM
9/4/2008 1:08:20 AM
9/4/2008 12:17:38 AM
I plow a lot of snow.
9/3/2008 11:55:59 PM
The "off" season is my favorite riding season
9/3/2008 10:43:34 PM
9/3/2008 10:34:48 PM
horse is in sunny s fla and is kept in light work all year...we show in the winter!
9/3/2008 10:34:03 PM
Ground work -lots of ground work
9/3/2008 10:26:12 PM
lots of grooming and love!
9/3/2008 9:58:14 PM
9/3/2008 9:46:56 PM
9/3/2008 8:32:41 PM
except when it's really HOT!
9/3/2008 7:27:12 PM
If the weather premits otherwise Oct.
9/3/2008 6:54:36 PM
I have a young daughter in swimming now so riding takes a back seat...
9/3/2008 6:51:14 PM
work in the stockyards
9/3/2008 6:47:01 PM
n Florida it is WAY to hot to ride in the summer so my riding level STARTS in September
9/3/2008 6:42:55 PM
9/3/2008 6:31:51 PM
sept is last show, then yearly trail ride to end the year right
9/3/2008 6:29:57 PM
get ready for the next
9/3/2008 6:12:23 PM
same, only less because of cold and rain
9/3/2008 5:40:00 PM
trail ride till the ice hits our area
9/3/2008 5:28:47 PM
walk, turn out, groom, and otherwise exercise my horse
9/3/2008 4:23:37 PM
ride in winter clothes
9/3/2008 3:35:45 PM
RIGHT BEFORE DEER HUNTTING SEASON
9/3/2008 3:10:55 PM
I don't show so my routine doesn't change.
9/3/2008 3:10:22 PM
only the winter winds stop us
9/3/2008 3:03:18 PM
Continue with arena work, and do lots of hacking!
9/3/2008 2:58:46 PM
Ride indoors covered arena, depends on how cold it is.
9/3/2008 2:53:07 PM
We don't wind down till the time changes. Off time....read and learn!
9/3/2008 2:46:41 PM
I have endurance horses - ride season is just starting! :-)
9/3/2008 2:46:15 PM
watch all my Parelli DVDs and plan for the spring
9/3/2008 1:33:51 PM
we ride fall trail rides, winter field trials, spring shows... too hot in summer for any of it.
9/3/2008 1:27:38 PM
Unfortunately school starts again : ( !!!!
9/3/2008 1:13:10 PM
9/3/2008 12:46:42 PM
lots of hand-walking, ride when there's no ice, or snowmobile without the horses
9/3/2008 12:34:31 PM
feed, muck out, feed, muck out, feed, muck out.......
9/3/2008 12:21:11 PM
We ride lighty all year. Actually ride more in spring, fall and winter when temps are less humid.
9/3/2008 12:15:01 PM
school, livestock is usualy being born
9/3/2008 12:13:52 PM
Fall is the best time to ride
9/3/2008 11:50:21 AM
We are winding up, not down, for foxhunting season
9/3/2008 11:43:26 AM
I ride all winter if it's above 30 and not too windy!
9/3/2008 11:38:48 AM
RIDE WHEN ITS NICE,REMOVE SHOES FOR WINER
9/3/2008 11:13:05 AM
ride in a tiny indoor
9/3/2008 10:55:40 AM
Year around in California!
9/3/2008 10:53:14 AM
Groundwork, ride in nice weather
9/3/2008 10:26:27 AM
I ride more in the winter months.
9/3/2008 10:21:35 AM
work on skills for new events next season
9/3/2008 10:16:19 AM
I deal with mud and manure chores all winter.
9/3/2008 10:01:28 AM
what summer riding, too busy, too hot - fall is the time to step it up!
9/3/2008 9:55:33 AM
Work--I teach college.
9/3/2008 9:49:55 AM
9/3/2008 9:48:42 AM
just trail ride 1-2 times per month
9/3/2008 9:47:00 AM
My level increases in the autumn months when it's cooler and the bugs are gone, until ice comes.
9/3/2008 9:18:24 AM
As a trail rider, summer is my off season in Middle Georgia.
9/3/2008 8:40:42 AM
Summer riding in Texas is the worst time of the year.
9/3/2008 8:38:17 AM
Try to ride indoors or thru the snow drifts!
9/3/2008 8:21:03 AM
Usually November/December when the temperature drops below 32
9/3/2008 8:14:20 AM
I ride more in the winter than I do at other times of the year
9/3/2008 8:12:54 AM
Ride depending on how cold it is.
9/3/2008 8:09:04 AM
more ground work, desensitization, line driving
9/3/2008 7:54:17 AM
indoor ring work
9/3/2008 7:52:32 AM
Continue to ride/train. Keep muscles up and functioning. Go to FL to show sometimes.
9/3/2008 7:48:18 AM
read horse journals & plan my horsey schedule for the coming year. Clean and condition tack.
9/3/2008 7:36:02 AM
Schooling for the next show season
9/3/2008 7:33:53 AM
We ride more in cool months. A lot easier on all of us.
9/3/2008 7:32:59 AM
Weather affects the amount of riding, not the month
9/3/2008 7:26:27 AM
in florida, we start winding UP as the summer heat drops
9/3/2008 7:13:47 AM
My horse has bone spavin in both hocks so I need to ride him dailey if possible.
9/3/2008 7:09:42 AM
depending on weather
9/3/2008 7:05:08 AM
Live in Fla. Year round riding.
9/3/2008 6:48:37 AM
9/3/2008 5:47:26 AM
We ride in So Cal unless it rains and it very seldom rains!
9/3/2008 3:49:05 AM
9/3/2008 3:28:59 AM
9/3/2008 2:58:03 AM
in fact, in Phoenix,AZ, riding really starts in mid October
9/3/2008 2:39:07 AM
continue w 3/4x weekly, ride out earlier, slower pace, stronger hills. In cool a day or 2 of arena
9/3/2008 2:15:31 AM
deal with MUD, my horse eats
9/3/2008 1:58:20 AM
Mainly ground work..some riding.
9/3/2008 1:42:59 AM
trail ride or indoor arena when too cold
9/3/2008 1:33:47 AM
9/3/2008 1:10:02 AM
Fun in summer - training in winter
9/3/2008 1:00:18 AM
muck stalls and don't love it! Thrice the work and no fun of riding in this heavy rain area of CA
9/3/2008 12:16:38 AM
Why should it change?
9/3/2008 12:12:32 AM
9/3/2008 12:02:49 AM
fox hunting begins in the fall and goes through spring
9/2/2008 11:56:32 PM
Go to horse clinics, ride occasionally and watch horse training DVDs with friends.
9/2/2008 11:26:26 PM
Ride on the dyke, ride in the outdoor ring if it isn't too soggy.
9/2/2008 11:21:52 PM
haul to a local trainer's barn to ride on weekends
9/2/2008 11:21:37 PM
I live in Hawai'i, we don't have an off season.
9/2/2008 11:19:46 PM
We spend the month of December and part of January riding at the beach and the Croatan Nat. Forest
9/2/2008 11:16:37 PM
work on groundwork in limited daylight after work. clean tack:)
9/2/2008 11:07:53 PM
Unless it is way cold I still ride
9/2/2008 10:56:00 PM
When its too icy to ride anywhere
9/2/2008 10:54:20 PM
My mule still pulls a harrow or cart at least twice a week
9/2/2008 10:46:32 PM
Depends on the icy/snowy weather
9/2/2008 10:42:23 PM
I ride more Sept to June than I do in the summer, just too hot in July and August
9/2/2008 10:32:36 PM
Ride when weather permits
9/2/2008 10:30:36 PM
Work as a teacher and have less available hours to ride in the fall.
9/2/2008 10:27:25 PM
Once deer firearm season starts, riding mostly stops
9/2/2008 10:16:47 PM
9/2/2008 10:16:12 PM
Texas is HOT! Our riding levels increase in October when it's cooler
9/2/2008 10:13:53 PM
Endurance year round, but with 3 horses.
9/2/2008 9:34:40 PM
training, riding as conditions allow
9/2/2008 9:33:34 PM
Trail riding all year. In the off season we ride in the snow.
9/2/2008 9:30:17 PM
Have no indoor, ride as footing allows
9/2/2008 9:30:14 PM
This is Florida. We can *start* riding again about the end of September!
9/2/2008 9:30:06 PM
Large indoor and hearty rider-we go all year round
9/2/2008 9:00:00 PM
9/2/2008 8:52:03 PM
Ha! We're both laid up right now -- at least it's at the same time.
9/2/2008 8:42:39 PM
Read, attend Equine Affaire, plan next year's riding season and stay warm!
9/2/2008 8:34:43 PM
In Florida, August and Sept are tough. Back to full work in October at latest.
9/2/2008 8:30:31 PM
I ramp up my riding when hot buggy summer is finally over and our very nice fall arrives.
9/2/2008 8:29:09 PM
As a southeast endurance rider, our season just gets going in the fall and continues until spring.
9/2/2008 8:26:34 PM
9/2/2008 8:22:54 PM
9/2/2008 8:19:47 PM
Being in the south, I ride more in winter than summer
9/2/2008 7:53:34 PM
I ride LESS in summer due to the desert heat!
9/2/2008 7:49:47 PM
Continue caring for 27 horses...reading, doing some artwork, and catching up on association paperwor
9/2/2008 7:26:51 PM
southern hemisphere april/may
9/2/2008 7:24:40 PM
I board where there's an indoor arena during the coldest months
9/2/2008 7:23:54 PM
Read horse magazines/books
9/2/2008 7:20:02 PM
Actually, my horse gets a slow down in the summer, as winter and spring are our busy times.
9/2/2008 7:05:24 PM
When the snow starts to fly
9/2/2008 7:00:31 PM
Weaqther and terrain permitting, the same all year 'round
9/2/2008 6:55:26 PM
I live in Southern CA
9/2/2008 6:49:46 PM
I trail ride until the weather gets too cold and rainy
9/2/2008 6:46:21 PM
can`t take the cold
9/2/2008 6:44:24 PM
My horses and I move from our Midwestern farm to out ranch in South Texas, and keep busy year around
9/2/2008 6:42:56 PM
when we start getting into our rainy season
9/2/2008 6:33:50 PM
I am puzzled by question. I ride year round.--it's not a seasonal sport ,it's a life.
9/2/2008 6:30:44 PM
It really depends on the weather.
9/2/2008 6:30:33 PM
I continue riding when the weather permits.
9/2/2008 6:28:03 PM
we continue to work through the winter about 2-4 days a week.
9/2/2008 6:18:13 PM
I trail ride, so my riding schedule picks up once the weather cool down.
9/2/2008 6:12:18 PM
Weather permitting, I ride year round in New Mexico.
9/2/2008 6:07:26 PM
attend Quarter horse congress. fun shows
9/2/2008 6:02:58 PM
I'm a dressage rider, I don't wind down. I just stop practicing tests.
9/2/2008 5:58:00 PM
Just spend time with them, groom take care of threr needs.
9/2/2008 5:57:15 PM
no indoor, so scale back to trail rides, groundwork
9/2/2008 5:51:29 PM
I ride less because I am back to college full-time, work part-time, and am a step-mom. T
9/2/2008 5:50:38 PM
I live in AZ Just getting started! Until May
9/2/2008 5:50:03 PM
Do groundwork, tricks and games
9/2/2008 5:48:23 PM
Ride when weather permits, pull shoes and boot the front
9/2/2008 5:46:11 PM
Work on flat indoors
9/2/2008 5:42:36 PM
Too hot to ride in the summer in VA!! Just started to ride again!!!
9/2/2008 5:41:31 PM
I don't show - I'm an avid trail rider....we ramp up in the fall !
9/2/2008 5:37:27 PM
Kids go back to shool and don't come out and ride as much
9/2/2008 5:34:32 PM
Summers here are so hot that riding & driving increase in the fall
9/2/2008 5:34:15 PM
ride on the beach
9/2/2008 5:33:53 PM
pull shoes, continue excercise but much less intesnse,massage, and turn horses out to R&R in pasture
9/2/2008 5:27:42 PM
I pick it up in fall winter and spring, trail riding, winding down in the heat
9/2/2008 5:25:32 PM
clean tack and get caught up on chores that were let go because of hot weather in Calif.
9/2/2008 5:25:12 PM
After the H/J Finals, so mid to late Sept
9/2/2008 5:18:27 PM
I live in the South, so I probably do more riding in winter than in summer
9/2/2008 5:13:09 PM
pray for a short winter!
9/2/2008 5:11:58 PM
Ride when I feel like it, strictly for pleasure. Get caught up on stuff around the farm.
9/2/2008 5:07:23 PM
Spend time training indoors instead of trail riding.
9/2/2008 5:07:12 PM
didn't ride much this summer. mare abscessed early so we just ambled around and relaxed.
9/2/2008 5:06:23 PM
Continue to practice at a slower pace - more trail rides and play time!
9/2/2008 5:01:15 PM
Only unrideable conditions keep me from riding my horse.
9/2/2008 4:59:49 PM
which is to say I hardly ever ride the poor thing
9/2/2008 4:59:48 PM
Work them in round pen when weather permits.
9/2/2008 4:58:29 PM
None of above. Okla summers are 100+. We slow down then and pick up in mid Sept
9/2/2008 4:57:59 PM
Still ride in Winter when it is safe!!
9/2/2008 4:51:29 PM
WE ride just s much or more depen
9/2/2008 4:50:21 PM
9/2/2008 4:47:19 PM
Summer almost becomes our "off"season due to extreme heat. Winters are mild.
9/2/2008 4:44:52 PM
Watch training videos and catch up on my reading.
9/2/2008 4:41:05 PM
Ride if I can, otherwise catch up on house cleaning.
9/2/2008 4:39:21 PM
Our riding season starts in September and runs through April or May.
9/2/2008 4:37:21 PM
I still ride, maybe one or two days a week less In Minnesota we treat riding like any winter sport!
9/2/2008 4:35:30 PM
No off season in California
9/2/2008 4:28:00 PM
we ride fall/winter/spring, too hot in summer!
9/2/2008 4:24:31 PM
We live in Southern AZ, and ride from May to Sept. so we're just now coming into riding season!
9/2/2008 4:21:38 PM
summer-trail riding winter- FOX CHASING Tally ho!!!
9/2/2008 4:19:51 PM
Dream I'm at a horse show!
9/2/2008 4:16:52 PM
Off season? Ride, of course!
9/2/2008 4:16:08 PM
Fall is my favorite riding time!
9/2/2008 4:13:52 PM
ride in the barn
9/2/2008 4:09:09 PM
We don't ride much here in AR in the summer as we do in the spring and fall. It's just too hot!
9/2/2008 4:08:08 PM
Is there an Off season, I am sure my daughters youth rodeo horses and I would love to find it!!
9/2/2008 4:04:22 PM
Summer IS our off season in the Deep South!
9/2/2008 3:57:28 PM
brood. gain weight. take a trip south to ride.
9/2/2008 3:54:57 PM
I keep training all winter, but less frequently.
9/2/2008 3:53:10 PM
We ride year-round in southern California
9/2/2008 3:52:56 PM
Ride in the snow
9/2/2008 3:45:07 PM
Have an indoor arena and enjoy riding in the colder months than in the heat
9/2/2008 3:43:56 PM
horses get 12 hours of turnout for 60 days and lounging on rain days
9/2/2008 3:42:34 PM
I don't work my horses when it's too HOT. WV weather never gets too cold for my drafts.
9/2/2008 3:40:11 PM
when daylight savings starts.
9/2/2008 3:38:24 PM
I live in Arizona--summer is our down season! We pick up speed AFTER summer ends.
9/2/2008 3:37:52 PM
We live in the AZ desert. Summer is harder but we ride earlier in the day.
9/2/2008 3:35:47 PM
By workload I mean, consistent but light work 5-6 days/wk, which is crucial for a 20 yr old.
9/2/2008 3:35:39 PM
9/2/2008 3:34:37 PM
My horses have off for 4 months, then it's back to riding! :)
9/2/2008 3:32:11 PM
Our horses show, trail ride, dio distance and fox chase - truly the versatile Arabians who work alls
9/2/2008 3:31:40 PM
Pull shoes and let everyone take a break
9/2/2008 3:31:10 PM
Even though my Appy is 9yo, we are in training for what he should have gotten early on and didn't.
9/2/2008 3:29:18 PM
Ride a friend's horse in a mounted drill team indoors
9/2/2008 3:27:31 PM
9/2/2008 3:26:40 PM
groundwork, reading, taxes
9/2/2008 3:22:51 PM
Decembre - March shoes are pulled and ice and snow set in.
9/2/2008 3:22:02 PM
Save for an indoor arena :)
9/2/2008 3:21:19 PM
It's Florida...we ride:)
9/2/2008 3:20:44 PM
9/2/2008 3:17:54 PM
show in the summer, train in the winter
9/2/2008 3:16:50 PM
Living in Texas means riding all year round, just earlier during the summer months!
9/2/2008 3:16:14 PM
trail ride in the snow!
9/2/2008 3:14:25 PM
'Winter is for snow rim pads & ice studs. All terrain horse - smile.
9/2/2008 3:13:08 PM
Just as the Christmas parade season ends, my ponies and horses rest for the winter.
9/2/2008 3:12:29 PM
My horses are essentially retired, and enjoy being lazy
9/2/2008 3:09:23 PM
prepare for the holidays then head to Florida for the winter!
9/2/2008 3:08:09 PM
We are kucky to have a lot of great weather and can ride more longer.
9/2/2008 3:07:31 PM
I start training more when the weather cools off- I live in La
9/2/2008 3:07:16 PM
Fall is the best time to ride. In winter, when the high is in the teens, we hunker down and read.
9/2/2008 3:07:15 PM
i live in the south, so the summer is the off season
9/2/2008 3:06:33 PM
I actually start winding down when the first snow / ice storms hit. Last winter, we rode almost ever
9/2/2008 3:06:07 PM
Her in the South, we start riding MORE when summer is over!
9/2/2008 3:05:49 PM
9/2/2008 3:02:55 PM
I do more driving, and ground training, but I never stop riding.
9/2/2008 3:01:52 PM
In Texas the summer is the time I ride less because of the hot temps. We wind up for the fall.
9/2/2008 2:56:41 PM
Summer is the off season because it's so hot!!
9/2/2008 2:56:15 PM
Summer IS the off season in So. Calif.!
9/2/2008 2:55:27 PM
Summers are so hot here that we are just now really starting to ride
9/2/2008 2:55:20 PM
My horses are endurance horses. During the off season we work on dressage, jumping, calvary games
9/2/2008 2:54:56 PM
ride in an arena
9/2/2008 2:52:40 PM
Gets Too Cold after that
9/2/2008 2:51:30 PM
Flat work and trails
9/2/2008 2:49:07 PM
Just be with my horse and brush him and love him.
9/2/2008 2:47:21 PM
I do more riding in the Fall.
9/2/2008 2:46:51 PM
Since we are in FL wee actually increase riding/training in fall and winter due to cooler weather.
9/2/2008 2:43:39 PM
9/2/2008 2:40:41 PM
Clean tack, still ride. Hook up my Belgians to a sleigh. Winter sports for horses.
9/2/2008 2:40:16 PM
9/2/2008 2:38:52 PM
We're lucky enough to not have an off-season. We ride earlier in the summer later in winter.
9/2/2008 2:38:50 PM
I live in FLA, I wind down in the summer and wind back up in the winter (opposite)
9/2/2008 2:36:19 PM
FOXHUNT!!! That's why God made Horses & Hounds
9/2/2008 2:23:11 PM
it depends on the temp. and the light
9/2/2008 2:22:46 PM
When the days get so short that it's dark by the time you get home from work
9/2/2008 2:20:47 PM
continue riding in the indoor arena
9/2/2008 2:14:56 PM
Trail riding comes after the summer shows . . .great way to end the year!
9/2/2008 2:14:31 PM
Competition season ends in November and starts up again in March
9/2/2008 2:13:17 PM
slow down by Nov, little by Dec and off Jan - Mar
9/2/2008 12:55:51 PM
what off season?
9/2/2008 12:50:07 PM
Summer is my off season; we're foxhunters.
9/2/2008 12:32:35 PM
Only because i have to go away for school.
9/2/2008 9:31:10 AM
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