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Can we have an adult re-rider support group?

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  • I am also in!!! I have downloaded the app for the " Couch to 5 K " and was going to start it with my dog. But of course it's to cold, it's to dark, ect, ect.

    I need people to kick my butt into gear! I am dreading the XC course walks that will be starting soon!!!!

    Soloudinhere- I don't know how you do that!! I would love to eat out since I don't cook but to never be home is tough.


    • Anything but Facebook. I don't do Facebook. Let me think. Maybe I can come up with an alternative for our fitness goals. Seems we have a few players!
      “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
      ¯ Oscar Wilde


      • I have an idea. There is already a COTH fitness group on myfitnesspal.com. We can all sign up (free) and use that. Not an overly active group, but we can revive it! I am already on there as d2jump. Maybe you all can join! Let me know what you think. .
        “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
        ¯ Oscar Wilde


        • Or we can start our own myfitnesspal reriders group!
          “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
          ¯ Oscar Wilde


          • I vote for the myfitnesspal reriders!!


            • Just spoke with the trainer who is working with my girl. She cantered a cross rail today and was incredibly good. I'm over the moon proud! I can't wait until my job calms down so I can get out there more often again!


              • I started my core exercises again about 10 days ago. I need to lose a bit of weight but I really need to get stronger. I don't spend a lot of time doing them just try and do something while watching the news....we will see... I spend way too much time tied to a computer.


                • Okay. Started a group on myfitnesspal called COTH Reriders. Join up!
                  “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                  ¯ Oscar Wilde


                  • i will join up tomorrow...

                    lost the cookie battle.

                    It is so hard to go back to eating at home when you're used to eating out. I am having chipotle withdrawals.
                    Originally posted by PeanutButterPony
                    you can shackle your pony to a lawn chair at the show...so long as its in a conservative color.


                    • Wow, I created a monster. I toss off a comment and come back to find a new online group formed!

                      Well, I will join the group. In my own case, I am more interested in health and fitness than in losing a bunch of weight. I want to be realistic about this. I know I will never again weigh what I did when I was 20.
                      I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne


                      • Totally understand, Dewey. We will all just motivate each other to be healthy regardless of our goals. See you then.

                        Soloudinhere, we'll get there. Like I said, cookies are very hard for me. They are my favorites.

                        Stole virtue, great job on starting your core workouts! Woohoo!

                        Rebels princess, awesome on your "pony"! Sounds like she is on her way!
                        “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                        ¯ Oscar Wilde


                        • Hi, everyone. I guess I should join the fitness group because my horse is sidelined again. His foot is fine and we were back to two lessons a week, and increasing jumps, but then his respiratory problem flared up again. So he went to the clinic for a BAL procedure and we don't have the results back yet, and no plan. He gets turned out most of the day, and no riding until we figure out what's causing his shortness of breath. He's had an allergy workup, meds, only wet hay, and he's living in a stall right by the big door that's almost always open. I've been spending time on the treadmill, and would like to do a 5K sometime this spring. My speed and endurance are awful, so there's lots of room for improvement.
                          It's 2017. Do you know where your old horse is?

                          www.streamhorsetv.com -- website with horse show livestream listings and links.


                          • Rebels princess- it is so exciting when our babies start learning!! Good luck with her.

                            Paradox farm- I will join up for sure! I need weight loss and strength, but alas with my green bean going back into training and showing season starting I can not join a gym. We shall see how this works out.


                            • I joined the group. Now what do we do?
                              I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne


                              • OK I admit I am not very computer savvy but how do I find this group? The website calls for just a sign up.


                                • Click on "Home" at the top of the page once you have registered at MyFitnessPal. Then click on "message boards" on the left of the screen. You will see that "groups" will then appear at the top of the page. Click on that, and you can search for coth reriders and join.
                                  Last edited by Dewey; Mar. 5, 2013, 06:35 AM.
                                  I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne


                                  • Thanks Dewey!! All signed up


                                    • would it be ok if I joined the group?

                                      I need to gain some more weight and get in shape.
                                      I know it sounds weird the two, but I just lost to much when my stroke happened and have tried everything to gain it back to a healthy weight. I am currently at 110( started out at 100+/-. Before the stroke 165+/- lost over night literally would not suggest that as diet ) to little for me. I should be at 115-120. And well muscle mass is nearly nonexsitant.

                                      For some reason I am still as flexable as I was when I was 13 as in I can still "walk done wall's" and still bend myself into pretzels. But can not get the muscles back. shrug..

                                      pretty please can I can I with strawberrys on top...
                                      Friend of bar .ka


                                      • I'm skipping the fitness group for reasons I'd rather not get into. But all of you who are signing up, have a great time!

                                        Anyway... Feronia is still lame The vet came yesterday and as is usual for this horse, nothing that goes wrong with her is ever simple! She had a very similar lameness back in October -- just suddenly went lame on the right front at the trot for no discernible reason.

                                        So... her X-rays showed, as they did in October, that the foramen (channel in the pastern that takes blood vessels and nerves to the hoof) is inflamed. Remember in October it was so big that the vet initially thought it was a fracture! Vet now thinks it's chronic, due to that leg's conformation (she toes in, the cannon bone is offset, and she has a huge splint), so when she suffers some trauma to that leg, it will be worse for her. She also is pretty arthritic in the fetlock.

                                        Her hooves, as usual, are strong, though it does look like she blew two abscesses in the RF, just below the heel bulbs sometime in past few weeks. And was never lame from it. WTF horse????

                                        The vet wants to try Tildren injections to see if that will reduce the inflammation. I'm actually filing an insurance claim because Tildren is expensive and I may have to get an MRI of the bad leg before we can treat it.

                                        She also needs to have the hooves trimmed differently and I am just hoping that my farrier (who is coming on Thursday) won't be a prima donna about having the vet's input. This guy is pretty good; I fired the last guy in October precisely because he won't listen to the vet (and had done a very bad job for a long time...)

                                        Luckily once her shoes are back on, I can ride her at the walk as long as she's even. So it's time to get out the bareback pad... she's super comfy bareback.

                                        but, ugh!!!!
                                        You have to have experiences to gain experience.

                                        1998 Morgan mare Mythic Feronia "More Valley Girl Than Girl Scout!"


                                        • Bumknees, absolutely join the fitness group. We should just call it a health group! I hate to bring all the health and fitness stuff to COTH in fear we will get shut down. . That's why I created the group. Let's keep each other motivated.

                                          Quietann, I'm so sorry to hear about your horse's mystery ailment. It is so hard to pinpoint what is bothering the horses. Good luck, and definitely check with your insurance!
                                          Last edited by ParadoxFarm; Mar. 5, 2013, 06:35 PM.
                                          “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                                          ¯ Oscar Wilde