Category Archives: Riding

Barn shopping: what constitutes quality?

Well folks, me and Rudy will be starting a new adventure soon. I will be attending Purdue University for a Master’s in Entomology come January of 2014!  The luxury life of living outside 24:7 and occasional days in the 70s … Continue reading

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Dressage and developing a good seat

Today I asked my best friend to help me on the flat to improve my seat. She is an eventer and, in my opinion, has very good dressage work. I trust her as an extra pair of eyes on the … Continue reading

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How to: Clean horse tack

I am very particular about my horsey things. Aside from my horse, my tack and stall are what I obsess over the most…That’s a lie. I obsess over everything being clean: horse boots, saddle pad, polos, organized locker, water buckets, etc.  If you … Continue reading

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“Ten Habits of Competent Riders” This blog post provides a great list of attributes that every rider (or human being for that matter) should strive for. The only thing I would disagree with is the use of “competent”. To me, “competent” sounds … Continue reading

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Timing is everything

It was a beautiful day here in North Carolina. In a state known for HOT and HUMID summers, high temperatures in the 70s-80s in August is unheard of. And what do horse people instantly think of when they hear clear skies, low humidity, with … Continue reading

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We are all horse people

I know I promised some video of me and Rudy from the show this past weekend…do not fear. It is coming! But before I start attempting to be tech savvy and figure out how to get said video footage onto … Continue reading

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Winning attitude

Today me and Rudy had a great show day! We attended the Greensboro Hunter Jumper Classic ‘A’. I decided to just trailer in for the day for financial reasons. We competed in the 1.15m and the 1.20m (EEK! Our first … Continue reading

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