Amateur Hour

Amateur Hour

10 Signs You’re an Amateur Spook

In my younger days I breezed racehorses alongside emus in the forests of Western Australia, galloped bareback through snow-laden fields in Canada, descended precipitously steep…

1 month ago

Amateur Hour

Remembering to Breathe

I’m having the best horse show season of my 35 year career in the ring. Yet I’ve barely been subject to the judge’s eye myself.…

2 months ago

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…

5 months ago

Amateur Hour

Facing My Riding Anxiety

I am embarrassed to admit this, but I have some serious riding anxiety. I did not start riding with this fear of horses when I…

6 months ago