From the Horse’s Mouth Blog Hop: Grateful

From the Horse’s Mouth Blog Hop: Grateful

I’ve been busy with work and doing non-horsey things for the last week or so (plus, the ponies were at the local dressage club’s junior rider camp)- thus the lack of posts. I think Emily at From the Horse’s Mouth has a great topic for…

Hand Gallop Blog Hop: Fit to ride

Hand Gallop Blog Hop: Fit to ride

Thanks to everyone who participated in the last blog hop! I found some new blogs to read (always a plus) and I loved reading about how everyone’s horse got their name!  This week I have a human-related question for everyone: What do you do to stay…

UPDATE on NCEA

UPDATE on NCEA

Some details have emerged regarding the NCEA situation I posted about yesterday. If you’re interested, here are the links: AQHA’s Response to NCEA Equestrian Developments NCAA Women’s Athletics Recommends to Remove Equestrian as Sport NCEA Update about Future of NCAA Equestrian It sounds as if…

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

2003, show jumping phase of Middle Tennessee Pony Club Horse Trials at Brownland Farm. Moe is 8 here. I am just shy of my 17th birthday. Moe still gets that eager look on his face when jumps are around. At 19, he is very much…

The death of NCAA equestrian

The death of NCAA equestrian

A friend who received her doctorate from Kansas State posted an article from that school’s newspaper onto my alma mater’s equestrian team’s Facebook page this morning: Equestrian program being discontinued at K-State, women’s soccer coming in 2016-2017. I’ve written before about my experience as a member…