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How to Plan a Unicorn Photoshoot

Step 1. Find the unicorn(s).
When selecting the perfect unicorn model, do not limit your possibilities to the typical white unicorn. Unicorns can come in all different shades…some of which are much easier to keep clean than others, if you get my drift. Additionally, the calmer the unicorn the better….

Horse Inspired Cookout

Summer cookout season is here! Entertain your horsey and non-horsey guests with these fun presentations for some simple horse inspired side dishes at your next cookout.
Set the Stage with Décor
You can use old metal feed scoops as candle holders for table centerpieces. Hay or straw bales with…

Let’s Hear It For The Boys

Chances are he could have purchased a sail boat if it weren’t for your pony, … then that other bigger pony, … and then that dream horse. So here’s to all those dads that support us crazy horse girls in our equestrian pursuits, whether that support is financial, mental…

Five Fun Things You Can Do With Your Horse

There was a time in my life when I rode nearly every day. Whether it was training a green horse, exercising a seasoned one, or competing at a show or barrel race, the only fun I knew how to have with horses was when I was on a horse….

The Art of Doing Nothing

It has taken me twenty-seven years to learn that owning horses and riding horses are two completely different hobbies. Read that again and let it sink in…

In my youth I rode just about daily; sunrise to sunset. I used to think if I owned horses I should be…

Part 2: My Weekend At TIEC

If you missed Part 1 of My Weekend at TIEC, where I describe in detail the facility of Tryon International Equestrian Center, please take a few minutes to read it HERE. If you are not familiar with TIEC, or as I like to refer to it as, “my horse…

Equestrian Podcasts – Are You Listening?

I’ve never been a podcast person until recently.  More than not you’ll find me listening to music and singing to myself or my horses.  One of my horses was recovering from an injury and required hand walking.  I decided to try a podcast for our walk and found I…

My Weekend At TIEC

Tyron International Equestrian Center, also known as TIEC for short, is any horse show competitor’s dream. Actually, I revise that to be “any horse show competitor’s, trainer’s, parent’s, cheering squad’s, or groom’s dream”. When my younger brother visited me there, he was walking around with his mouth wide open….