Getting a new animal in your life is one of the happiest times ever, especially if ever since you were a little girl you wanted nothing but a horse to call your own – like really your own, with minimal sharing. But, dang, this whole getting to know one another is a process. It's moments like this I … Continue reading Bonding
So, turns out I am a (semi) horrible horse Mom. Let's all cry about that and share horrible horse Mom stories to make each other feel better. Turns out Abbey does have a little bit of attitude (mother like daughter, I'm sure my mother is saying). Also, turns out she is one hard to fit horse for a saddle. … Continue reading Whoops.
There are 100s of reasons why I ride horses. From simple reasons, to more meaningful reasons. There are just so many reasons why I am so in love with these magical unicorns that grace our lives. We all have those top reasons why we ride. Why we shake the dirt off after hitting the ground and get back on … Continue reading Why I Ride
Trust. Easy word to say, spell and think. But even harder to do. Trusting your horse. Trusting your mind to let go. Trusting your instincts. Everything in every little sense comes down to trust. I have had a couple of rides now on Abbey. She is so sweet, with an even sweeter personality! I seriously lucked out for my first horse. But, … Continue reading Trust
This past week has been such a wind whirl of emotions. Emotions I didn't think my 30-year-old self could experience. The first stressful one was, I RAN OUT OF WINE. And... the worst part is, I still don't have any wine in my house as I write this (seriously heart shattering). The second stressful/best emotion ever … Continue reading O.M.G
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