2016, What a Year

I’m a little behind on this one, which seems to be the story of my blogging life recently. I tried to keep this pretty short and sweet, but that’s never been my forte. I was going to include a goals review in this as well, but it was far too long already. Continue reading

I Love My Pony: A Lesson Recap

Remember how I mentioned it’s been hard to get any real consistency going lately? Well. Case in point: when I checked my planner to figure out how many lessons I’ve had in the last couple of months, I realized I have had 0. My last lesson was October 2nd. It hasn’t been for lack of trying, I promise. But every time I tried to do a lesson Continue reading

Oh Look! It’s Dry!

I’m starting to understand what some of you mean when you say good is boring. Not for me of course. Good is great from my perspective. But it doesn’t make for the best blogging fodder. Alas, with more rain coming, an easy flat ride recap is what you all are getting. Continue reading

Because it’s Fun

In my last post, I touched on this just a little. But I’d like to dive a little deeper. I am a very goal oriented person (shocking, I know) and I tend to get super focused on the training aspect of riding. That may be partly due to the fact that in the past, I’ve almost exclusively ridden as a “trainer.” Not as a pro per se, but I’ve always ridden sale horses or horses that needed some issue fixed, and I’ve rarely had a horse that was mine to do whatever I wanted with. Continue reading

Weekend Recap: Cloud 9

After an amazing weekend with Val, I am going to be on Cloud 9 for the rest of forever. Or at least for the rest of the week. If you follow me on Instagram or you’ve liked the blog’s Facebook page, you probably already know what I’m talking about, but too bad, you get to hear about it again because my horse is amazing and I’m going to tell anyone who will listen how incredible he is. I don’t know why it still surprises me when my horse gives me more, more, more. Continue reading