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Lady Long Rider

RAMM Horse Fencing and Stalls hosted a presentation and book signing event for “Lady Long Rider”, Bernice Ende. She started her first Long Ride in her 50’s traveling 2,000 miles to visit her sister.  Currently, she is still long riding with 2 horses, no cell phone, some maps and…

A Bucket List for Equestrians

No matter how long you’ve been riding you’ve likely come up with a few horsey dreams. These are things that you hope to accomplish, experience, or even purchase. Why not turn those wishes into an equestrian bucket list. A bucket list is a little more intense than a ‘to…

Tips, Tricks, and Advice in Dealing with Rattlesnake Bites

Arizona has fairly pleasant weather all year long. Our winters are cold, but not consistently below freezing temperatures. Which means we can still enjoy ourselves outside and our four-legged friends during these months. After winter has passed it’s officially spring. Spring here is this beautiful, brief moment in time…

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…

5 Steps to Building Your Confidence in the Saddle

It happens to the best of us… a nasty fall or unruly horse that leaves you doubting everything. You may begin questioning your abilities and whether you can handle your horse or not. You’re not alone! Many riders have traumatic experiences that crush their confidence, but don’t worry… You…

Trail Riding

 
Do you have upcoming trail riding plans?

Anticipated whinnies when the trailer door swings open. The early autumn sun warming your face and the crisp fall air filling your lungs. The crunch of leaves under hoof. The beauty of a new riding trail and the excitement of what will be…

Bareback Riding: Leave Your Saddle at the Barn

Long before saddles, riders spend their days bareback. In fact, many people use the saddle and reins as a crutch. Leaving your saddle behind can be one of the fastest ways to develop your riding skills. On top of physical benefits you’ll also enjoy a deeper communication with your…

A Fall Break for You and Your Horse

 
Is it time for you and your horse to take a fall break? 
Long days in the saddle, in the sun, catching rides, and catching up with friends is what the summer show season is all about – that and maybe a ribbon or two, of course. My gelding was…

The Battle of Getting Back on the Saddle

I was the little girl that begged for a horse while sitting in front of the TV watching all the Westerns back in the day. My first horse was purchased from Pearson Park, where horses were ‘rented’ to ride. He was a kind horse with a hard mouth and…