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Managing Negative Emotions in the Saddle

For most riders, the barn is their happy place. The saddle, a spot to de-stress and enjoy life. But as with any sport, striving for perfection or working to obtain specific goals can result in anxiety, frustration and even anger. 728 more words

Training Tips

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How bad isn’t it that our mood gets so affected by our riding?

For the past month me and Grumpy has been on different planets. 181 more words

Daily Life

Weather Watch

From our perch up on the hill we have a pretty good view of the weather systems as they roll through.

On this particular morning rain showers were coming in from the west and the sunrise bounced light off the incoming storm and created this beautiful fan of shadow and light and the colourful promise of better things to come. 40 more words

Past Horse Shopping - Part 1

Quick Update – May As Well Event officially has a Facebook page!

I am not in the market for another horse. I don’t WANT to be in the market for another horse. 885 more words


Furusiyya, or Horsemanship Literature Interview with Hylke Hettama

Hylke Hettama, is a Phd. candidate at Leiden University, Netherlands. Her main focus of study is the connection between the horse and Arab identity. Her research includes translating Arabic, studying 19th century texts and art related to the Arabian horse. 249 more words

Artists, Activists And Historians