Equestrians

2018 Goals

I don’t really believe in resolutions because I don’t believe that from December 31st to January 1st you’re going to magically find the willpower to be someone entirely new. If you’re going to do that you’ll do it mid-year when…

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The Helmet Debate

First of all, misleading title is misleading. There is no debate wearing a helmet is the smart and safe choice to make each and every time you sit on a horse. Second of all, does knowing that mean that some riders…

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Telling.

So to follow up on my last post which was all about my belief that you should ask a horse rather than just make demands of a horse, I feel like I need to follow up with when exactly I tell.…

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Ask, ask, tell.

Growing up I heard this mantra a lot when I was taking lessons,  “squeeze. Squeeze. Kick.” I really thought that hearing it didn’t really mean much until a few years ago though. I realized that my instincts were always to squeeze…

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Barefoot Bella

So I genuinely try not to go barefoot with Bella but from time to time we have to take her shoes off and just give her a break. North Carolina (and maybe everywhere, idk) has been like super wet this…

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