Jorna Taylor

Amateur Hour

My Horse Is My Spirit Animal

The Urban Dictionary defines “Spirit Animal” in this way: In pagan religions and systems, a spirit animal or totem is meant to be a representation…

6 months ago


Because #OBD Is Real (Part II)

It snowed this past weekend in Wisconsin—our first real snowfall of the year. No one should have been surprised we find ourselves in a winter…

10 months ago


“Sorry Mom”

“Sorry Mom.” Those were the first words that came out of a young girl’s mouth after her Pre-Short Stirrup classes at the horse show this…

1 year ago


When I Go

There has been another tragic death in the equestrian community, a life taken doing what she loved—this time an Australian eventer. I didn’t know this young woman personally, but I…

1 year ago


That Perfect Ride

That ride. I just had that perfect ride. You know the one – the one where it all clicks. The one where you ask him…

1 year ago


A Good Barn Dog

I’ve never met a barn dog I didn’t like. No, not the weekend-warrior type that is never let off-leash and barks while you’re trying to…

2 years ago