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…

6 days 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 weeks 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…

1 month 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…

1 month ago


The OTTB “Letdown”

On almost every OTTB forum or article you’ll find an opinion about when to start transitioning a newly retired racehorse into a sport horse. “I…

3 months ago


And the Sun Does Rise

It is over. Mostly. Well, except for the part about the ‘winning side’ gloating for the next year about how they were so right, and…

4 months ago