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Fresh Treat Tips

Fall is everywhere even in Arizona! The days are shorter, mornings are cooler, and baking is at an all-time high in our house. One of the biggest ways my daughters and I bond is through baking our favorite goodies. This time of year, apples are our go-to. We make…

Life Lessons from Horses

My mom had dabbled in the equestrian world for a while, but when I showed in interest in riding, my neighbor offered me lessons on her retired hunter jumper, a sweet older mare named Lady. The following summer, I was able to lease Lady, and my lifelong adventure with…

A COZY FALL OUTFIT FOR EQUESTRIANS

 Leaves are showing us their brightest colors, pumpkins are piled on porches, and sweater weather is officially here!  Last month I shared some fabulous fall finds for the equestrian home and today I’m sharing a stylish fall outfit for equestrians.  Just layer these items with some breeches and go!

HATTIE…

Should You Microchip Your Horse?

She’s a Whippet/hound cross; think super impulsive with a high chase instinct. I have nightmares about losing her. As my veterinarian injected the tiny microchip into her neck, I wondered why we’re not routinely microchipping horses and whether that’s something I should consider as well.

We’ve all heard the stories…

Chance Favors The Prepared

The more I ride successfully in the arena at home, the better chance my body’s muscle memory will take over in the show ring when I black out from nerves!! Additionally, if my show supplies and tack are organized and clean, the less rushed I feel while at the…

Why Horses Are Good for Children

Horses have always been there for me. I fondly remember my parents driving me to riding lessons at a young age. Eventually, I received my first pony and the rest is history. I couldn’t possibly imagine my childhood without them. Growing up in the barn transformed my life, as…

Healthy Herbs for Horses

These days, many people are interested in feeding a more natural diet to their horses. A forage-based diet is always best, but when supplementing certain nutrients or when dealing with specific conditions, herbs can be a great addition to your horse’s diet. Here are a few you might be…

LUXURIOUS FALL FINDS FOR THE EQUESTRIAN HOME

 I don’t know about you but when those cooler temperatures and shorter days set in I covet cozy moments in our farmhouse.  I’ve put together some luxurious fall finds for the equestrian home.

Here’s a fun little guide to creating a welcoming, cozy, with a little bit of luxury, peaceful,…

Back to School

Even buying the boring school supplies, like basic pencils and notebooks, would make me so excited! Does anyone remember Lisa Frank binders? Those were the days! I definitely associate this time of year with those feelings of excitement so I am not surprised that every September I want to…