I don’t know how I got so lucky, but my puppy has discovered a particular penchant that has come in extremely handy on a horse farm. He loves to find both lost shoes, and wayward
I never got to compete this spring before the cancellation of everything, so it’s been a really long weird winter season for me, only slightly improved by the generally good weather and good horses. Let
My unabashed favorite competition announced yesterday that they have rescheduled the Virginia Horse Trials spring competition to July 21-24th, which is exciting news. As events start to slowly come back to the calendar, I’ll be
I don’t know how or why this started, but I seem to only ride plain bays. My own two horses are plain bays, with about one spot of white between the two, and the barn
We’re all finding ways to amuse ourselves during this strange time, and Laine Ashker has adopted some baby birds that fell from the ceiling of her indoor, and tamed them. Anybody else tamed some unexpected pets?
I’ve been getting really into complicated pole and cavaletti exercises this spring, in an attempt to build strength on my horses, keep their brains engaged, and do flatwork without doing dressage. This one was particularly
You know, it feels like summer in the way that I have a rocking farmers tan from Monday, but also I live in Virginia, which means that it’s going back down to 32 this weekend.
I’ve discovered the most amazing thing this week: my dog finds both bell boots AND lost shoes in the field and brings them to me. I mean, how could this be more perfect for a
I’ve recently cultivated an amazing dressage Spotify playlist, and it is populated with dance beats. I know, maybe not the expected music, but I feel like it’s actually perfect. It keeps you in a good
Yesterday, I was referred to as a “pro” at quarantine. I wish I could say this is the first time in the past few weeks that somebody has casually mentioned to this to me, but