The “Sorority” Life of IHSA: Why You Should Definitely Join Your Equestrian Team

The “Sorority” Life of IHSA: Why You Should Definitely Join Your Equestrian Team

I went to a giant college. Over 30,000 people attend LSU. I also went to an all girl’s high school, so when it came time to rush for sororities freshman year, most girls from my school did. But it just wasn’t for me. The problem is that when you go to a huge university, one of the best ways to get to know people is through involvement, particularly in the Greek life. But I had something better in mind: the LSU Equestrian team. Continue reading “The “Sorority” Life of IHSA: Why You Should Definitely Join Your Equestrian Team”

Horse Showing On A Tight Budget

Horse Showing On A Tight Budget

Horse showing is always expensive. Between, entry fees, trailering, schooling, stabling, etc. the final price tends to be high. On top of that you need first aid kits, show clothes, food, and lots of miscellaneous items. In this article I’ve provided more dollar store items to help you save on these added extras! Continue reading “Horse Showing On A Tight Budget”

The Strangest of Barn Buddies

The Strangest of Barn Buddies

Most of us horse people have fur babies other than our horses. I know I do. Back at my house we have a zoo, and we always volunteer to babysit our friend’s pets on top of it. And that’s how it’s always been. I was raised with pets around me and I became a huge animal lover because of it. I was notorious (and still kind of am) for bringing strays home, and my parents are just used to it now. Continue reading “The Strangest of Barn Buddies”

Helmets On Our Heads And Hearts On Our Sleeves

Helmets On Our Heads And Hearts On Our Sleeves

Horse girls are different. We don’t think like “normal” people. Our main boy toy is probably our gelding, we never mind getting dirty, and we’re tough as nails. You can say what you want about us but if you so much as think about dissing our ride, we’ll cut you.  Continue reading “Helmets On Our Heads And Hearts On Our Sleeves”

Mardi Gras on Horseback

Mardi Gras on Horseback

Yesterday was Fat Tuesday for those of us in the South. And that means a lot of things. It means food, booze, dancing, friends, and a whole lot of shenanigans. We stand go crazy on the streets of New Orleans hoping to catch a plastic bead, light up swords, and cups, and for some reason it’s one of the most fun things in the world to do.

Well, almost. Continue reading “Mardi Gras on Horseback”

24 Barn Items You Can Find At The Dollar Store

24 Barn Items You Can Find At The Dollar Store

Let the Dollar Tree adventures continue! My last post was about horse show items you could get for just $1, but there are so many more barn items we need too!  A lot of these can be found on tack websites or stores, but why spend more than necessary? Here’s 24 cheap barn items you can find at the dollar store… Continue reading “24 Barn Items You Can Find At The Dollar Store”