Oh my gosh, guys. In my most recent lesson on Drifter, we jumped for real! Not just cavalettis or even a single small jump; they were real, honest jumps! It was nice enough to ride outside, so our trainer, Leanne, wanted to have us experiment with going over the colorful, “spookier” jumps set up out … More That Time I Jumped Drifter (Again)
Autumn is a time of transition, and for me it is no different. Twinkle and I have competed together in our last show as a team, and we’re parting ways. This was always the plan: Ride and compete with Twinkle for a year, then go on to riding Drifter full time. It’s bittersweet all the … More Moving on, with a Twinkle in My Eye
Not too long ago I read an article about how women tend use qualifying words like “just” to pacify those around them. In a work setting, it could be used like this: “I’m just checking to see when you might have that project completed.” Just. It softens things. Makes you less demanding. Less “bossy.” Since … More Why I’m Banishing the Words “I Don’t Know” from My Vocabulary
You know that old wise saying, “when you fall, you have to get right back on?” Yeah, well, I think there’s something missing. When you fall, you get right back in the saddle. And then you go home, take a hot bath and eat Advil like it’s candy. I fell off Joe last night. Hard. … More Oh Hi, Dirt. Nice to See You.