Overnight Success

Overnight success doesn’t happen overnight. I’ve been thinking a lot about this idea. I have no idea why it popped into my head one day, or even how to appropriately attribute the quote. (If you know where it came from originally, drop me a comment and I’ll make sure to update the post.) I like … More Overnight Success

1 Week In

No Weakness November Update So far I’m very proud of myself in my two “No Weakness November” challenges. I have done no-stirrup work in every ride except my lesson last night, and I’ve done my planks every day as planned. I planned to do some no stirrup work in my last night’s lesson, whether as … More 1 Week In

Whirlwind

A Month in Review Or, a month-ish. Since the end of September, life has been crazy. HAHA j/k it’s been crazy since, um, before I got married in June. But it has felt especially crazy the last month or so. It all started the weekend of Sundance HT, when my husband and I closed on … More Whirlwind

What Doesn’t Kill Me

No Stirrup November It has begun. I got right into No Stirrup November last night and it was…enlightening. I’m not strong. I knew I was out of shape, but yeesh, it’s bad, guys.  Anyway, I decided that, due to Duke’s previous Kissing Spine surgery and our subsequent protection of his back, I am not going cold-turkey … More What Doesn’t Kill Me

A Decade

10 Years Ago On the morning of Halloween 2008 – a crisp, sunny, misty morning – my heart horse, Moses, was put to sleep. I can’t believe it’s been 10 years. It sucked really bad and I miss him. He was the best, coolest horse. He was calm but athletic and took to whatever we … More A Decade