No Fear

"Are you scared to get back on?" This was the fourth time in as many conversations that the same question had been posed to me. I suppose it's a bit ridiculous, but until someone asked me it never occurred t...
Post fall Cat Snuggle

Simple Twist of Fate

If you ride long enough, you're going to fall. This is an inevitability the same way being human means you will at some point trip. I try not to ever be a know-it-all jerk about riding, but when a newer rider s...

White Breeches

Everyone has to have goals. A life isn't really all that exciting if you're just floating along watching it all go by. Some people like to call it a "bucket list," while others prefer to just announce it as the...

Getting Good

It's always difficult to define "good." I'm not talking about the whole "good vs. evil" concept; although that often also seems to be more of a grey area than not. When I say "good" what I mean is someone or so...

Waiting for Inspiration

Owning a horse isn’t something to be taken on lightly. I want to get that little disclaimer out of the way first. I’ve seen far too many terrible stories in the news lately regarding horse owners who by intent ...

Re-learning the Ropes

It happens to everyone at one point or another. It may be a life-changing event like an accident or childbirth, or it may be as simple as the effect of age on your body. However it happens, you get to a point a...