My non-riding friends sometimes ask me why I still take lessons after riding for so many years. After all, what could be so hard about wearing an odd-looking outfit and sitting there on your horse while he jumps over sticks? But as us riders know, a life with horses often comes with more downs than ups, and riding is *a lot* harder than just sitting there looking pretty and collecting ribbons.Read More
I've been riding and competing in jumpers (and in the past eventing and dressage) for over 20 years now. Sometimes I joke that this sport is time consuming, expensive, and dangerous - and that I've been trying to quit for years - but let's be honest, us horse addicts know that trying to quit is just a wasted effort.
So fellow horse lovers, join me and stay tuned for weekly blog posts. My goal is to share riding tips and advice I've accumulated from training and competing in several different countries (different places definitely have different ways of doing things!) under the tutelage of some of the sport's top Olympians and Grand Prix riders. I'll also be...Read More