Miscellaneous

Blog Hop: 25 Questions

Blog Hop: 25 Questions

I always like these get-to-know you sort of blog hops, and Amanda of The $900 Facebook Pony has some good ones in here! 1. Why horses? Why not a sane sport, like soccer or softball or curling? My parents had horses before they had me; […]

Tell me your tack swap tales!

Tell me your tack swap tales!

I’m kicking around the idea of organizing a tack swap/sale this winter, and I need your help! I’ve never hosted such a thing, but I think it would be a fun activity for the local community to see each other outside of competition season. And, […]

Reflections on teaching

Reflections on teaching

A couple of weeks ago, my friend next door asked if I wanted to teach jumping lessons to some of her dressage students while she was out of town. I’ve taught this group before, but it’s typically been as an assistant to my friend. I […]

Making the best of the worst

Making the best of the worst

My default state of being is one of (possibly annoying) positivity and optimism. Most of the time, I genuinely believe that things will work out just fine. And usually, they do! Obviously, Marrakesh’s life did not go according to plan. That’s upsetting, and it’s been […]

My typical horse show budget

My typical horse show budget

Carly over at Poor Woman Showing had a great post this week that provided a breakdown of how much a horse show costs her to attend. I always think it’s interesting to see how costs compare between disciplines and between regions. Here’s a look at […]