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Winter Look For Under $150

The cold, wind, sleet and snow may win us a snow day from school or work, but it does not stop us from seeing and caring for our horses. Most horses still need exercised or ridden. My first thought when dressing for the barn during the chilly months of…

Essential Oils for Your Horse Farm

A new wave of natural horse care has taken our world by storm. Horse owners are looking for healthy alternatives to cure mental and physical ailments. It could be anxiety or nervousness, perhaps sore muscles or lack of appetite. One thing is for certain horses are never short on…

The Lady Who Is – The Long Rider

  Even my granddaughter Gretchen read more books than I ever did. As time went on my husband and I were able to take some trips-and in that bit of leisurely time I started to read a few books.  Luckily, I happened upon a couple of good ones that…

Are We Losing our Young Riders?

It’s all about horses. For over 30 years, I have watched the horse industry and the changes that occur.  Trends come and go, disciplines can sometimes grow into a wider range of acceptance and new breeds never cease to amaze me.  But one facet of our industry is starting…

Five Valentine Gifts For Your Horse-Loving Sweetheart

Horse girls are practical. They aren’t overly fussy about their nails, hair, or make-up, and they don’t have a fit if their expensive jeans get a little dirty at the barn. But this doesn’t mean they don’t appreciate nice things.

Give a horse girl chocolate or roses, and she’ll probably…

WINTER HORSE CARE

 Today, my husband and I live in Utah at 7000’ feet.  We are lucky enough to have our horses living on our property.  Keeping horses in a winter climate is a lot more work than my California days.  Winter months bring many challenges – frozen water, icy walkways, feed,…

Time off and 2019

Holiday season. For the last two weeks of the year, I don’t know about you but, it’s super hard to keep track of time. Luckily my family is small, so Christmas isn’t a super-hectic time for us and I’m not ready to run away by the end of it….

It’s Your Year.

Or dairy. Or bread. Or alcohol. Or basically, anything else that I typically eat on an hourly basis. Yes, as you may have guessed, I am jumping on the Whole30 trend. I am doing it not to lose weight, but to just feel better and to detox my body…

Top New Year’s Resolutions for Horse Lovers

There’s no better time to set goals, then at the beginning of a new year. And while many may be planning to kick a bad habit, join a gym, or pick up a hobby, horse riders have their own version of resolutions. Our dreams and goals almost always include…

5 TIPS FOR TAKING BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS OF YOUR HORSE

I am sure I am not alone when I say that I have hundreds of photos of my horse on my phone.

As horse owners, we love having pictures of our steeds.  Whether you’re using a fancy camera or your phone camera, these five tips will help you create beautiful…