Riding High, Crashing Hard

A month ago I wrote about my struggle setting goals, and how for the first time in a long time I was forcing myself to. I…

2 weeks ago


The Thoroughbred Cycle

I was once told I was anti-racing. That because I was a part of the second career movement I obviously didn’t respect the first, and…

3 weeks ago


The Future of Equestrian Sport

I started 2017 by attending two big meetings—one which celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA), and one which heralded the…

1 month ago


The Struggle Bus

In most aspects of life I am an extremely goal oriented person. I am as competitive as they come, constantly striving to better myself. I…

2 months ago

Horse Health

Aging the Horse (or Not)

In 1885, Dr. Sydney Galvayne, born in Australia, but an adopted son of Ireland, published a book. Dr. Galvayne had developed a system of training…

2 months ago


Regular Husband

My husband is not my “horse show husband.” He’s my regular husband. He is supportive. He kindly ignores the show fees and board checks coming…

3 months ago