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Back To School

Back To School

It’s mid-August, and instead of planning out a fall show schedule, I find myself planning a school schedule. I enrolled full time (15 credit hours) at Oklahoma State University- Tulsa this semester. This certainly wasn’t what I planned to do in my early 30s, but […]

Thinking Ahead

Thinking Ahead

This year has been a busy one for me, which has led to sporadic and largely uninteresting blog posts. For the last few months, I haven’t been doing much more than feeding my horses and moving them from paddock to pasture. Instead, I’ve been doing […]

How to make a wither tracing

How to make a wither tracing

Whether you’re on the hunt for a new saddle or are sending your saddle off to be fitted, knowing how to make a wither tracing is a useful skill. Fortunately, the process isn’t complicated, and you don’t need a lot of equipment. You’ll need: Flexible […]

Saddle fitting basics

Saddle fitting basics

A couple of weeks ago, I was at a horse show with a couple of friends. A woman I’d never met before approached me to ask if I worked at The Horse of Course. I told her I did, and she smiled and said, “Great! […]

Stray observations from US Dressage Finals

Stray observations from US Dressage Finals

I had a fun week in Lexington at US Dressage Finals! I said hello to JenJ, Jen of Cob Jockey, and Karen, as well as a plethora of customers I’ve seen throughout the year at shows. Some stray observations from the event: Dressage people really […]