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Buying the Older Horse

98% of our population is on Facebook and we’ve ALL become accustomed to buying and selling horses on this social media front. How many times have you seen the ISO: Quiet, packer, age 7-10 (unicorn) ad posted in your groups.

I see this all the time and while they know…

To Clip Or Not To Clip

Every time around this year I grapple with this question. Part of me feels guilty for clipping away Chloe’s natural defense against the wind and cold, even though I know she will be blanketed (and sometimes double blanketed) and kept inside all night. Is it selfish of me to…

Winter Riding Gear Checklist

 We were unfortunate with weather and our mini event got knocked down to a combined training. Once everyone got past their lost cross country phase, merely because we decided on this show for cross country, we refocused and kept on. It was a good way to end the season…

An Open Letter to My Best Friend

A remarkable horse will change your life. A truly extraordinary one will define it.
You are the soul who has always been there for me. As much as I have watched you thrive and change over the years, you have seen the same with me. You have comforted me in…

Skin Care by Equestrians for Equestrians

Thanks to the outdoor pursuit of dedicated horse people, we find ourselves outside in the harsh sun, driving winds, freezing snow, and dust. It’s a test in mindfulness to remember to take care
of ourselves and our skin when facing Mother Nature. Luckily for us equestrians, there are two companies…