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… “
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””
I think I’ve found it– the best and most affordable way to clean horse blankets. Click to read my step-by-step guide.
Last week, I almost lost my horse. Or, at least, it felt that way. Having the answers to these four questions made this equine emergency so much easier.
April showers bring May flowers and– mud season. Here are my five tried and true tips to surviving every equestrian’s least favorite season.
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”
Not only had I tracked mud throughout my favorite hardware store, but I had also spent an hour in the grocery store looking like the scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz.
How a neglected mare and a broken leg changed how I train horses.
There is a body in my backyard. He does not belong to me and yet when I bought the house I adopted his bones right along with it.
Let’s get this straight: negativity has no place in the equestrian world.