Miscellaneous

Cyber Monday deals from my favorite small businesses

Cyber Monday deals from my favorite small businesses

Every year, I try to get my holiday shopping done early, and every year, I end up doing the bulk of my buying on Black Friday weekend. You just can’t beat the sales! Many of my favorite small businesses are running sales for Cyber Monday- […]

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 […]