Oh, Those Dirty Horses

You have exactly one hour to groom, saddle, and ride your horse before you need to get back to other life duties. Only when you…

1 year ago


13 Hands of Life Lessons

If you want to learn how to ride, get a horse. If you want to learn how to fall, get a pony. That’s the advice…

2 years ago


Big Horse, Little Human

I have a big horse. Heck, he’s not just a big horse, he’s one of the tallest thoroughbreds I have had the pleasure to work…

2 years ago


If “Groom Wanted” Ads Were Honest

Show barn absolutely desperate for staff after yet another new person quit. Preferably someone with grooming experience, but we’re at the point that we can’t…

2 years ago


More Leg. More Cowbell. Rock On.

“What do we need?” “MORE COWBELL!” These are the words that echo in my mind each time I ride Nixon when he’s in one of…

2 years ago


30 Lies Grooms Tell Themselves

The great thing about telling yourself lies is that you can just pretend to believe yourself. The lie you tell you today can directly contradict the…

2 years ago