Anniversary Adventures

Saturday was mine and J’s 7th anniversary. We’re both a little poor at the moment, so rather than getting each other fancy gifts and going to a fancy dinner etc., Val got the day off, and we spent the day on experiences instead. It was a pretty low-key anniversary, but it was lovely all the same. Continue reading

Let’s Discuss: USEF proposed rule changes

Though I haven’t been good about it in the past, this year, I decided to peruse the proposed rule changes. I’m actually an active member of USEF this year, so I get to have a say, which I think is really important to our sport. I really appreciate Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: England

I know I mentioned several times that I was going to share all about my graduation trip last year. And then it just never happened. To my credit, I was trying to get all of the media together which took quite a while. Aaand then it just fell by the wayside. But this trip really was one of the most amazing experiences I’ve ever had.  Continue reading

Let’s Discuss: Horse Show Warm Up

I’ve seen a pretty wide variety of tactics where horse show warm up is concerned. There are the people who take 5 minutes w/t/c 1 or 2 laps each way, jump a few jumps, and then they march right in. They’re efficient, it saves their horse for the show ring, and they tend not to be in anyone’s way–though their Continue reading