I have to say, the number of people who have been nominated so far is muchhhh higher than I thought. And I couldn’t be happier! So I sat down and tried to make an outline of how it would go based on about 30-40 entries: Continue reading “HorseHack’s Equestrian Blogger Contest Info”
I’ve come to the realization that this world of equestrian bloggers is bigger than I ever thought! I religiously follow a few of them, such as Rocking E Cowgirl, She Moved to Texas, Hand Gallop, and the $900 Facebook Pony, but I would really like to get to know more of my fellow bloggers out there! In honor of that, I want to host the first ever HorseHack’s Equestrian Blogger Contest. Continue reading “HorseHack’s Equestrian Blogger Contest”
We’d have way more money if our hobby didn’t cost us an arm and a leg, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t penny pinch even within our sport! In honor of that, here’s 12 things broke equestrians say: Continue reading “12 Things Broke Equestrians Say”
Reef and I went to a small combined test schooling show this weekend and I DIDN’T FALL OFF!!!
Our goal was met: I didn’t fall off AND we didn’t get eliminated! I’m definitely very pleased with this weekend, especially with all of the ups and downs Reef and I had. Continue reading “Schooling Horse Show Recap”
Reef and I have a horse show this weekend…dun dun DUN! It’s just a small CT schooling show, but as we all know, we’re cross country beasts but show jumping freaks. In a bad way. Or so I thought. Because this week, I realized that my “cowardly” horse is actually super brave. Continue reading “When You Realize Your “Cowardly” Horse Is Actually Super Brave”
Ok so I don’t remember the exact day, but a recent trip to see a childhood friend of mine reminded me of how it all started. And I’m sure more horse people have a similar story.
Some of us are born into a horse family, some of us go to school with horse kids, and some of us just happen upon it. In my case, there were a couple of factors: a best friend who loved them and a camp my family would visit with horses on the property. And just like every equestrian, once I was bit, there was no cure (much to my parent’s demise). Continue reading “The Day I Was Bit by the Horse Bug…”
I’m a grad student, a worker, a blogger, and an equestrian who owns a horse that lives an hour away. On top of this I try to maintain a decent social and family life while avoiding a mental implosion. Needless to say I’m a busy person but I have my ways of coping with it. Here’s how to survive being an equestrian, a full time student, a part time worker, and a social friend with minimal breakdowns: Continue reading “How to Survive Being an Equestrian, a Full Time Student, a Part Time Worker, and a Social Friend”