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Powerful Horse Quotes for Daily Inspiration

Sometimes, we need a little motivation to get through the day. What a gift it is to ride horses! As horse lovers and owners, we need to remember just how lucky we are. Not everyone has a velvet nose to kiss, a back to climb abroad, and soft brown…

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…

Top 20 Greatest Horse Movies of All Time

Since riding isn’t always possible, why not settle for second best… watching horse movies! All equestrians have their favorite ones. It could be from your childhood or maybe a more recent film. Either way, bring out the tissues, get ready to laugh, and have an endless supply of popcorn….

Stocking Stuffers for Equestrians

The holidays will be here before we know it and I wanted to share some fun stocking stuffers for the horse lover in your life.

A gift certificate from Ramm Fence is perfect for the horse-loving ranch owner.  Ramm Fence is a leading manufacturer of horse fencing.  They also…

My Weekend With Tucker Tweed

The title of this blog post should probably say “weekends” plural because ever since I got my hands on this beautiful bag, it hasn’t left my side! The Tucker Tweed Tryon Travel bag was the perfect size for my long weekend at the horse show and what a bonus that the nylon material…

Top 10 Horse and Rider Costumes of 2018

10. Pony 4 Sale
We have all seen this costume before but every time it makes you laugh. With the help of a brace (which let’s be honest everyone has an

old brace in their closet) and the cute sign, this costume is a winner in our books!

 

9. The Starbucks Frappuccino
For…

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…