January 24, 2018

To know a large horse, either big or tall (or both!) is to love one. While these enormous equines win us over with their equally massive hearts, one can't help but notice that our favorite four legged giants, no matter how gentle, come with their own unique set of...

January 17, 2018

More than likely you’ll need to work through the five stages of rehab grief. Based on my last nine months, here’s how to do it.

December 30, 2017

If we're being honest with ourselves, 2018 is likely to bring a lot more of the same. But that's OK. After all, our instructors say consistency is key, right?

December 15, 2017

Santa, I've been good - kept my heels down, chin up, cleaned my tack with respectable regularity - so this year, I've got a few favors to ask.

December 4, 2017

If we occasionally get the urge to stay in and ignore the rest of the world, we care to bet that at times our horses feel the same way too. Chances are you are familiar with a variety of tactics that our horses use to tell us when they would really just rather not.

November 10, 2017

Sometimes we become intensely aware of how much of our role as riders and trainers of our horses crosses over into something very much akin to parenting.

September 27, 2017

You entered innocently into the role of a devoted Horse Husband. When you began dating your equestrian partner, you had no idea what the position you were applying for entailed.

August 10, 2017

I consider being an equestrian part of my identity, but I wondered at what point it slips away and people morph from being horseless to simply unequestrian?

May 13, 2017

This horse show will be different. That's what you tell yourself.

April 19, 2017

Recently, I took the eighteen year old Grand Prix schoolmaster that I lease to our first show together where we competed at 2-3 and 3-3. One might presume that these tests would be a cake walk for such a trained horse. I certainly did.

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