Between traveling for work, an unexpectedly show-free summer, and Ax’s unplanned time off, last year’s resolutions went out the window to the point of it not being worth reviewing them. But I still think it is important to put your goals out there for accountability and to manifest them, so here is what I am hoping to accomplish in 2018… Continue reading “2018 Goals”
This blog is not only a place to share things; it is a place for me to document memories, moments, and experiences that I want to keep forever. Each year, as a new one approaches, I take the time to remember all the adventures Ax and I had in the past twelve months. While I am not sad to see 2017 go, it wasn’t too bad of a year. Continue reading “Goodbye, 2017”
I think it is time that you all get an update on my beloved buffalo.
This has been the year of maladies for Ax—earlier this year he sliced his mouth open which resulted in some minor stressing, an unexpected (and perfectly timed) vet visit, and some time off, and now we are approaching week four of stall rest due to a mystery lameness that has my vets stumped.
I’ve written a lot about not showing this summer partially because a lot of people asked me about it, but mostly because I was so surprised by how much it affected me. Don’t worry though, this is my final blog post on the topic.
This weekend, September 17th and 18th, marks the eighth annual International Helmet Awareness Day (IHAD) coordinated by Riders4Helmets. In celebration of this important message to equestrians, I am re-sharing my story in hopes that we all remember to mind our melons.
“You’re not a real rider until you’ve fallen off” is a phrase I’ve heard since I set foot in a stirrup and one that I’ve said to numerous others. Falling comes with the territory when you start riding, and I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve had my fair share of tumbles. But I’ll also be the first to admit that I spent years ignoring the rules that come with the most important piece of equipment that protects you in a fall—a helmet.