I have always been pretty good with conformational faults and spotting unsoundnesses in horses thanks to my past 4-H and horse bowl experiences. This semester I am taking a Equine Biomechanics and Conformation class and I was excited to realize that I didn’t know as much as I thought I did. Sure I can tell youContinue reading “Basic Conformation: Axcent vs. “Ideal””
This week marks the one year anniversary of the beginning of my lease of Axcent. It is hard to believe that just 365 days ago I was signing a lease contract for three months with a new horse, not knowing what was going to happen or that one day he would become mine.
Back to school. The three words most students dread after a nice break from the prison we are stuck in five days a week. But not me. I have been back at school for a few weeks now. Horseless. Right now, back to school means my Prince is making the trip for his second semesterContinue reading “Sharing is Caring”
Before there was Ax, there was a pony. Well, an Angel, really. This is the first part of my fairytale. Cue the flashback to 2005. I had been riding for a few years at a lesson barn when a client of my mom told her about a six-year-old, bay Morgan mare she had for sale. IContinue reading “First, There Was an Angel”
This is probably the closest thing I will ever come to writing a fairytale, so I am going to take full advantage of this moment. Once upon a time…there was a princess searching for her long lost merman prince. No matter how long she stayed in the water and how much her fingers pruned, sheContinue reading “My Happily Ever After”