The evolution of goals

I’ve always struggled with goal-setting. It wasn’t something I practiced much when I was young. I never sat down with a trainer or coach or teacher and discussed what I wanted to achieve or how I would do so. Usually, I’d decide I wanted to do something- compete at a show, attempt a Pony Club […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! I spent some time yesterday thinking about what I wanted to accomplish in 2019. I didn’t come up with anything life-changing, ambitious, or particularly interesting. I’ve never been an especially goal-driven person; setting goals and planning out how to achieve them doesn’t motivate me. In the past when I’ve tried goal-setting, […]

Friday Five

Happy Friday, y’all! This has been a hectic week for me, and I’m looking forward to taking most of next week off to rest and recharge. Tonight, the local dressage club is holding their annual Christmas party at the store- I’m eager to see lots of friends before having a quiet holiday at home. Here’s […]

Impromptu lesson

The weather on Monday was gorgeous, so I left work a little early to go ride. I decided to ride Candy- she continues to go well on the longe, but still struggles with tension and nervousness under saddle. When I rode her last week, all we did was walk. We walked, we leg yielded, we […]