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Jim eats better than I do. He has a personal nutritionist. He has all of his meals carefully planned. He gets an ideal amount of everything he needs to be the successful athlete he is. While I sit and just try to make a healthy recipe out of a book, he is getting the most perfect feed for his type, weight and exercise. What we feed our horses matters. They are athletes and… Read More

I’m going to say something that will make everyone gasp… Treats aren’t the only way you can show your horse love and appreciation. I touched on some of these in my blog about my post-show routine, but I think it’s an important fact to get across. You don’t have to constantly feed your horse to make them happy. With the issues of obesity in horses, many people don’t look into what they’re… Read More

There’s one thing in horse ownership that you come to learn and appreciate more than ever: your farrier. Finding a good farrier is like finding that one perfect foundation for your skin tone – almost impossible. When you find them, you hold on tight. A horse’s hooves are their foundations. Think: horses spend almost their entire 24 hours a day on their feet minus a few hours laying down to sleep. Those… Read More

This is for the girls that can’t afford the $5,000 saddle or the $1,000 pair of tall boots. This is for the girls that have spent years dedicated to trying to move up a level and just won’t give up. This is for the girls braiding and shining their grade pony for a show because they know he’s just as good as the $10,000 warmbloods. This is for the girls that cheer… Read More

You are a horse owner or have a friend who owns a horse and you’re looking for the perfect gift for him/her. Horsehair jewelry is out of the question. The person doesn’t want to cut their horse’s tail. Or they would never wear it. In comes Vibrant Clay and Jewelry. I have had a number of custom animals made by Leanne. A quick Facebook message is all it takes to order. She… Read More

I have to admit, Back on Track products has become a staple in my tack trunk. From polo wraps to exercise boots to now the sheet, I’ve noticed a difference in my horse. I received the mesh sheet as a Christmas gift this past year and it’s been one of my favorite things to put on the horses I ride! After a cold, winter ride, it’s a wonderful feeling to untack and… Read More

It wasn’t something my heart saw coming, but my mind did. It hit me like a load of bricks the day I realized I could no longer keep him. Him and I were no longer a match for each other. I think the best way to round it up was I was tired. I was tired of dealing with a battle every day. I was tired of sitting the bucks and dodging… Read More