Somebody Stop Me

I haven’t been able to ride since Wednesday, and I’m not even sure I’ll be able to ride tomorrow. We have a grass ring that dries faster than the sand arena, but it doesn’t have lights, so by the time I get to the barn after work, I’m still unable to ride.

So naturally, I just bought more stuff to ride in. When it’s finally dry again, which may be never. To my credit I only (so far) bought three items for myself this weekend. Continue reading

Dressing Like a Pro

Since I was 17 I have been tucking in my shirts, always wearing breeches of some kind, and generally making an effort to look put together when I am on a horse. This isn’t just because I like looking nice, or because I have a ton of fancy riding clothes. When I was 17, I moved to a fancy show barn for the first time, where I was a full-time working student. I was often the first interaction potential buyers had at the farm, as well as lesson students and parents. Continue reading

Unicorn or Sparkle Breeches? (Poll)

So I decided that I need another pair of breeches, and since I’ve heard such great things about Aztec Diamond Equestrian breeches, and I’m intrigued by the grippy knee patches, I decided to give them a spin. I needed to replace my grey breeches, and they have two that I like so I’m torn. Continue reading

A Facebook Page and a Sale

Today is just a couple of quick updates:

Since I felt bad always sharing my posts on my personal Facebook Page and forcing my non-horsey friends (Yes. I do have a few of those.) to see them all the time, I made an official Facebook Page for The Graduated Equestrian. Continue reading

Equestrian Apparel Wishlist


Well yesterday was super crazy and busy, even for a Monday. Good thing I had this ready just in case! Without further ado, 5 of the items on my Equestrian Apparel Wishlist. You know I do have an anniversary coming up too…*hint hint.* Click on the pictures for a link to where you can see more details, or order if you are so inclined! Continue reading