Do you ever sit and think "why"? Why do the things that happen, happen? Why does it seem like doors are always closing? Why does it seem like the universe is pushing against you? I've been asking myself those questions a lot lately. Not only with riding, but with my personal life as well. I … Continue reading Why
So, I had a fantastic lease ride on Wednesday night. And, of course not one person was there to witness it. My Wednesday night ladies I'm throwing shade to you 😉 (jk.. I know you have lives). I was riding another lovely grey at the barn, who is the sweetest mare. I was able to … Continue reading Perspective
“Other peoples’ success is not your failure” Can we say that that hit home? I had my best friend say that to me recently, as I once again was complaining to her that I need to "grow up" and get out of my head, blah blah blah. And that I need to follow my New … Continue reading Just Be You.
WELL, WELL, WELL. I did my first show of the year. First show of 2018 done and completed. AND I DIDN'T BREAK ANYTHING! *sits back and sips that wine* We pulled out 3 firsts. We only did the cross-rail division - totally embarrassing, but hey. As Drake says, "started from the bottom and now we're here". Seriously, … Continue reading 2018 Show Goals
Alright my faithful weekly readers. I think I'm finally ready. I think I am finally deserving enough for my... BIG GIRL PANTS! I have been keeping up with my weekly lessons and semi jumping on the regular. I am FINALLY confident with cross rails (Yes, yes, I said cross rails. Let's all have a good … Continue reading Moving Forward
Confidence; "a feeling of self-assurance arising from one's appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities." (as defined by the Dictionary.com) Or, a Bethany definition, "FAKE IT TO YOU MAKE IT HUNNY!" Either way, in this sport if we don't have confidence, chances are you are like me, nervous. Nervous of the possibility that something is … Continue reading Confidence
Being able to "shake off" those oh shit moments I believe is so fundamental to being able to move on. I can laugh off those moments, but I can't shake off those damn nerves. My current lease horse has gone and done it and now he is lame. Talk about stressed! I've been trying to work on building … Continue reading Shake it off