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

Lone Star Fall Fest, 2016: Day 2

After such a wonderful first day, I was feeling pretty good about day two, if slightly exhausted. The day prior to my classes wasn’t quite as long, but I still wasn’t on my horse until almost two, and by then I was just about ready to be done. Continue reading

Lone Star Fall Fest, 2016: Schooling and Day 1

Well waking up today (Monday) was rough, and the horse show hangover is real. I feel like I’ll never be able to consume enough caffeine, and all of my muscles are sore. Even my hands hurt from all of the photos I took. But it was still a really great weekend, and well worth the exhaustion! Continue reading

Review: Spooks Show Jacket

I know you guys have asked for a review of my Spooks jacket  a few times, and finally I’m getting around to it (thanks to moving this past weekend and having zero content about my horse as a result). This was another item, much like the Cavalleria Toscana jacket I reviewed a while ago, that was an Amanda fueled impulse buy. I don’t know what algorithms she runs to find these, or how she finds time to keep track of all of the different tack shops and the great deals they occasionally offer, but I’m definitely not complaining. Continue reading