Priorities: A Guest Post from Hellomylivia

There are so many secrets and tricks to saving money in the horse world. But here’s the problem: I don’t save money in the horse world. There, I said it. I splurge on a lot of equine-related products and services that are not strictly necessary to my horse’s well-being. Continue reading “Priorities: A Guest Post from Hellomylivia”

Saving Money in the Horse World: a Guest Post from Journey with a Dancing Horse 

Do you want to know the secret to making a million dollars with horses?

Start with two million.

Okay you can stop laughing hysterically now.

No matter how you look at it, horses cost money. Unless you are blessed with a bottomless trust fund or make millions of dollars in salary you have to budget for horses. I wasn’t fortunate to fall into either of those categories. Growing up it was just my brother, my mother and I in a 2 bedroom apartment. Money was tight and there was certainly no money for riding lessons. Continue reading “Saving Money in the Horse World: a Guest Post from Journey with a Dancing Horse “

But You Just Sit There! – an article brought to you by Hellomylivia

Here’s a great read from Olivia over at Hellomylivia!

Fellow riders, we’ve ALL run into those people who tell us, “How hard can riding really be, you just sit there and the horse does all the work!”

And we’ve all struggled to control that fiery ball of rage in our chest and politely say, “there’s actually a lot more to it than that,” instead of bursting out like we want to and screeching, “LISTEN BUDDY YOU HAVE NO IDEA.”

So to help you out, feel free to print multiple copies of this guide to hand to anyone who just doesn’t get it. Continue reading “But You Just Sit There! – an article brought to you by Hellomylivia”

Constructive Criticism vs Public Shaming – an article brought to you by Fraidy Cat Eventing

Here’s a great read from Emma over at Fraidy Cat Eventing!

Ok. This is a tirade-ish post. Just warning ya. And as always, my opinions are based on my experiences in the horse world. Your mileage may vary (please feel free to chime in!).

Also – the scenario I’m about to describe is unrelated to this blog. I am so grateful for everyone who reads and takes time to comment – really thank you! I’ve felt nothing but support and encouragement from this little community, and I hope that never changes.

Tho it’s my understanding that other social forums aren’t always like this. Like, say…. facebook. Apparently some drama can happen there. Who woulda thunk? Continue reading “Constructive Criticism vs Public Shaming – an article brought to you by Fraidy Cat Eventing”