Things Horse People Say That Have Absolutely No Meaning in the Real World

News: I have started a new job! Now I am surrounded by people who don’t yet know that I’m a horse person. And that’s inevitably going to lead to some confusing conversations. I can’t tell you how many times in the past that I’ve said, “I’m going to the barn tomorrow morning,” only to have … More Things Horse People Say That Have Absolutely No Meaning in the Real World

Throwback Thursday: Thoughts while Riding without Stirrups

The call comes from your instructor (or maybe you’re just really masochistic motivated): “drop your irons.” And at first you’re like: okay, I got this. Yeah. I’m awesome! I’m so strong and balanced! Half a lap around the arena you’re like, By now your legs are really burning. Maybe your instructor is giggling gleefully in the middle … More Throwback Thursday: Thoughts while Riding without Stirrups

“Are You Serving Salsa with those Chips?”

This video from Horse Collaborative is just everything. While I have not actually heard the phrase, “are you serving salsa with those chips?” – though I probably have deserved it – it just cracks me up every time. Some of the other phrases are all too familiar. (Especially, “did you count your strides?”) If you’re … More “Are You Serving Salsa with those Chips?”