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Are You a Noodle In the Saddle?

Seriously: Are you so relaxed on your horse your “supple” is a “flop”? According to rider biomechanics pioneer Mary Wanless in her book The New…

5 days ago

Books and Film

A Little Bit Better

Training horses, learning how to ride them well, these pursuits can be an obsession. They can bankrupt us, disrupt other relationships, and generally make us…

3 months ago

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Do Horses Have Emotions?

I’ve been asked a couple of times if I think that horses have emotions. People have wondered about animal emotions for a long time. For…

8 months ago

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The Grateful Equestrian

What are you grateful for? That might seem like a strange question to ask an equestrian athlete, but the emotion of gratitude can help take…

8 months ago

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The Road Back to Riding

You’re middle-aged and you’ve decided you want to ride. It may be for the first time, or it may be after years out of the…

8 months ago

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Do You Know Your Riding Blind Spots?

  I was inspired to write this article by a quote I come across from a friend of mine, Melinda Harrison, a former Olympic swimmer who specializes in…

9 months ago

History

Not Your Typical Horse Sport

Cedar Creek, VA. The year, 2004. My mother and I packed our bags and prepared for battle. We joined up with a few friends and embarked…

10 months ago

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Don’t Call My Horse Ugly

This morning I shared a photo of my horse, Spike. I posted in a couple of Facebook groups that I belong to, and within literally…

1 year ago