I have always been a big girl, I have always loves horses. Those 2 things, especially when I was younger, don’t necessarily go together. There has always been prejudice against plus sized riders, and even though its not as bad as it once was (at least in the USA, I feel its far worse in Europe) I believe that prejudice will always exist on some … Continue reading Band-aids Don’t Fix Bullet Holes
Well any horse person knows that mares will be mares. One day they are your perfect unicorn and the next it’s like the devil stuck his pitchfork up their ass. Sometimes it’s hormonal, other times they just plain don’t want to cooperate, they may be barn sour, buddy sour, it’s a full moon or their zodiac sign is in Mercury instead of Venus. Whatever the … Continue reading Ups, Downs and Mare Attitudes
When I got Albus he was a bit of a mess. I have never met a horse that had itself so closed off from the world. He had whip scars on his nose and chest, he would tremble at the sound of a whip, and it was clear by the look in his eyes that he had no trust left in him, He was done. … Continue reading Albus, Come Back Here!
So I created this blog to really document my journey toward eventing with 2 of my horses. After publishing my first post yesterday I had people ask me “What about your other horses?” because, yes, beyond Albus and Rayna I have 3 other horses. I won’t be talking about them quite as much on her because they aren’t my primary show/riding horses. But I will … Continue reading Yes, I Have Other Horses