Reflections and Pledges

As we say goodbye to August and welcome September and all of her changes, I spent some time this past weekend scrolling through photos from this time last year and reflecting on my riding journey and the changes both good and bad. My camera roll and my heart are full of pictures of Ziggy and…

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August Goals

It is hard to believe that it is already August! This year has been flown by, yet the days seem to have all blurred together. The past few months have been particularly difficult as our country has been in a state of unrest. I would be lying if I said that my mind, spirit and…

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

          What a time to be alive in this country. I’ve struggled to take all of the emotions I’ve been feeling – the anger, hurt, and hopelessness – and deal with them, so I did it the best way I knew how, by writing. It is impossible to scroll through my timeline without seeing Derek…

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Courage the Cowardly Rider

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela No one likes to admit that they are afraid, yet fear is something we all experience. Whether it is a fear of roller coasters, spiders, or cantering on a…

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May Goals

April came and went in the blink of an eye, and just as quickly it is time to sit, reflect and draft a new set of goals for May. April was filled with challenges, as was every month so far in 2020. Quarantine, social distancing, and the world essentially being paused challenged not only my…

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Bellies, Breeches & Big Booties

Breeches are a staple in every equestrian's wardrobe. Whether for schooling, showing or hacking out, breeches that hold up to wear and compliment your body are essential and sometimes difficult to come by. I've compiled a list of my favourite breeches and tights that are both size-inclusive and budget friendly.

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April Goals

As March ends, it’s the perfect time to reflect on what I’ve accomplished last week and where I’d like to adjust and improve. With COVID19 causing lockdowns and social distancing – this is the opportune time to do some serious digging and work on self-development. I find that writing down my goals gives me something…

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