Be Normal

I am accumulating the number of horses I’ve started myself and I really do love starting them with my own program. We’ve all heard that not every horse is as easy to back or continue on up the levels with as the next. As my two up and comers are turning six and five this year,…

How to Survive the Holidays: Equestrian Edition

 Between the shopping, the visiting, the parties, and gift wrapping, it’s enough to stress the most even-keeled horse owner. If you consider yourself to be…well…the chillaxed type except for around the holidays you’re not alone. The holidays can be tough on horse owners. Despite our best intentions, we feel that we can’t get enough done….

Trail Riding

Anticipated whinnies when the trailer door swings open. The early autumn sun warming your face and the crisp fall air filling your lungs.  The crunch of leaves under hoof. The beauty of a new trail and the excitement of what will be encountered around the next corner. The challenge and exercise of new natural obstacles…

Winter Chloe

Chloe may be 18 years old, but she still turns into “Winter Chloe” once the temperatures drop and the sun begins to set earlier. North Carolina is known for going from Summer to Winter in a matter of days. You will be in your sandals on a Saturday and then frantically looking for your horse…