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If only they could talk…

Casey, Mr. Fancypants, is lame, which in the horse world mean he’s having trouble bearing weight on one of his legs – right front, to be specific. So he walks with a limp. The problem, which all horse owners can attest to, is that there are a million-ish reasons why a horse might be lame. Read More

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Barn Breakups

Barn breakups are bad.  Notoriously bad.  Most of us have to go through one at least once in our lives.  There is drama.  Sadness. Bad feelings. When you make the decision to move on from your farrier, your trainer, your barn… it’s just ugly.  It’s why I’ve been gone for a bit.  I had to Read More

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Long-Ears?

I had my first lesson with my new, Western trainer last Thursday.  As a reminder, I am a dressage rider.  Although there is Western dressage, traditionally dressage falls under the “English” riding category.  Of course we have our own saddles and other various equipment that should not be confused with the other English disciplines; however Read More