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Catching up...catching up!

So we had a great drive yesterday to Jasper.  The sun was peeking out of the cloud cover occasionally and the views were spectacular!


Mountain goats were the only wildlife we spotted so far…well some goat bums anyway! 201 more words

Inspirational Equestrian

Ever have someone do something so selfless and kind that you didn’t even know to thank them? Two years ago when hurricane Sandy hit, I made a… 468 more words


Learning about life and leadership through horses

It’s hard to help non-horse people understand the soul sharing/the bond that you have with your horse and all that you learn from them.

I first rode when I was nine for about a year. 576 more words

Personal Development

Looking back at the Season - Part 2

The second half of the year we continued with our busy schedule, and threw in both a Hunter/Jumper and Recognized show for fun.

July – Hunter/Jumper Show… 750 more words

The Horse

lesson perfection

My lesson yesterday with Tina was perfection.  Despite Murray having a light week thanks to the saddle terrorist (and he’s getting another day off today thanks to the dentist!) and having a near-mental-breakdown during tacking up (the rain was going soft-HARD-soft-HARD on the roof and being generally annoying), he really went to work when we got in the arena.  1,402 more words


Throwback Thursday: The Dressage Days

Here’s a fun video of me on my mare, LaBelle. This was from 2006, meaning I was probably 14 years old at the time. It is really interesting to me to see how much I knew, but also didn’t know back then. 56 more words


Sometimes flying hurts ...

So a lot of exciting developments have happened recently in my riding, which i’m hoping to re-count eventually … when I find a spare moment. But in the interim I thought I’d take a short coffee break to recount some of the antics from my lesson yesterday (note: found this partial post in my drafts from WAY back in August and decided to finally post it! 649 more words

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