Pin Oak II – Hunters and Equitation

I am, undeniably, a hunter princess at heart. I love my little race car, and we have a lot of fun. But I dream of when my baby horse is finally all grown up and we are doing derbies and the like. So I had a lot of fun watching the hunter ring and reminiscing on my junior days. Back when I was a junior, I had a horse that probably could have done hunters and big eq., Continue reading

Pin Oak II – Overview

I had a ton of fun with Caitlyn at Chick Who Lifts and another friend from the barn at Pin Oak, and have a lot of thoughts to share, now that I finally have all of the photos edited. There were so many beautiful horses everywhere! We chose to go Saturday so that we could get the most out of our trip with the special classes at night in the jumper ring, Continue reading

San Antonio Charity Show: Sunday

On Sunday I woke up feeling a little bit like I’d been hit by a truck, just from standing, walking, photographing, and riding all day Saturday. With a little Starbucks I was feeling much better, and after watching a couple of friends in the hunters, I went to take my pony for a walk. I opted not to lunge unless he was feeling really fresh simply because I didn’t want to run out of horse again. Fortunately, he was completely fine. Continue reading

San Antonio Charity Show: Saturday

Remember all those things I was so worried about in my last post? I shouldn’t have worried about any of those things. My horse was a star this past weekend. We had some bobbles, and we weren’t our most competitive selves, but I’m really happy with the entire weekend as our first show back in the ring. Also, shout out to Niamh: that Starbucks gift card really came in handy this weekend! Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: HITS Ocala

The day after I got dropped off at college, my mom and brother started the drive to Florida to meet my dad, who had taken a new job and moved October of my senior year in high school. They have since moved up to Virginia (obviously) but while they were in Florida, I had the amazing opportunity to show one of my mom’s client’s horses at HITS Ocala. This is not a horse I was super familiar with, Continue reading