Oh the Horses They’ve Ridden… 

Do you have one pair of breeches that you just can’t bring yourself to throw away, no matter how many times they’ve been patched up or how old they are? Call me sentimental, but I have one pair of Kerrits breeches that I just can’t bring myself to get rid of. They’re almost a decadeContinue reading “Oh the Horses They’ve Ridden… “

How to Avoid Becoming “Horse Poor”

Advice from someone who is always learning new ways to keep a horse on a budget. There’s a common misconception that equestrians are rich. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead, the majority of us are “horse poor.” Meaning, we spend all of our hard-earned money on our horse, with nothing left for ourselves.Continue reading “How to Avoid Becoming “Horse Poor””

Making Mistakes: Foxtail

I believe in authenticity. I preach it all over my website and my social media is filled with the daily reality of taking care of a (very) small horse farm in rural Maryland. I also believe in being honest about our mistakes. The equestrian world is filled with images of gleaming bridles, perfectly healthy shinyContinue reading “Making Mistakes: Foxtail”

Disingenuous Truths & Equine Marketing

There’s a scene in the movie “Elf” that I think sums up most modern marketing pretty accurately. Will Farrell walks by a coffee shop with a sign on the window that says something along the lines of “World’s Best Coffee.” Throwing open the door, he runs in and shouts “Congratulations! You did it!” The restContinue reading “Disingenuous Truths & Equine Marketing”