I didn't have the typical horse shopping experience when I bought Ax. I wasn't even horse shopping at all—I wasn't looking for a horse, I was just looking to survive finals of my sophomore year of college. No pre-purchase exam, no assessment of his conformation, nothing. Just a short lease and a signed check. Four … Continue reading Owniversary 4.0
One of the perks of my job is getting to cover amazing events that I usually only get to watch from my computer screen. I recently attended the show jumping and dressage portions of the North American Junior Young Rider Championships and had a blast watching the talent of riders younger than me jumping fences … Continue reading NAJYRC 2017
I was super excited to try out the Wahl grooming tools when I heard they were releasing a handful of the line in a new color. Because of my picky nature, the range of brushes I like is limited and usually pricey, so I am always willing to see how new brushes hold up to my standards. This set was a handful of pleasant surprises.
One of my favorite seasons has come and gone for another year—everything is green again, Ax is over his spring sillies, and we are ready for summer. Though the weather was all over the place and my riding time dwindled at the end of the season, I still came away with some springtime favorites. Charles … Continue reading 2017 Spring Favorites
Polo has become one of my favorite summer events. It's a day of dressing nice, drinking fancy cider, and ponies with a dash of sea salt in the air. My work gets tickets to Newport Polo and after a busy month where none of us could use them, Saturday turned out to be a beautiful … Continue reading Marco? Polo!