Check it Out!
Re: The things you learn....
I hate to advertize ignorance, but what's "corto"?
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, August 28, 1999 5:49 PM
Subject: RC: The things you learn....
> Just got back from a short ride today (about 5 miles...which is what we
> up to in conditioning). We picked up the pace today, not because I
> necessarily wanted to, but because of the bugs. Until today, we've been
> doing between 3 and 5 miles at a walk/corto with an occasional canter
> in for fun and variety. Today, I found Alpine's gait...
> We were corto'ing along very nicely when out of nowhere came a multitude
> big black horseflies. There must have been about a hundred of the little
> bloodsuckers. In order to get out of the bugs faster, Alpine picked up a
> canter, which I insisted he slow down. He went into the nicest, rocking
> chair, slow canter I have ever had the opportunity to ride. We did this
> about a mile and a half and he wasn't even winded when I insisted he slow
> down ( I think he would have gone forever). Wow! I didn't know he had
> nice gait! I think I have found my gait.... :) Well, after that bit of
> canter, we walked for about a mile, then corto'd slowly for about 1/2
> then walked the last mile in. What a nice ride. Now, if we could just
> eradicate the bugs, we'd be fine!
> Juli and Alpine (That was fun mom, can we play again?????)
> Ridecamp is a service of Endurance Net, http://www.endurance.net.
> Information, Policy, Disclaimer: http://www.endurance.net/RideCamp
Ridecamp is a service of Endurance Net, http://www.endurance.net.
Information, Policy, Disclaimer: http://www.endurance.net/RideCamp
Check it Out!
Back to TOC