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

Throwback Thursday: Are American Riding Instructors Mediocre?

Throwback Thursday this week resurfaces a post from October 9, 2013. You can also read the original here. I recently came across a post called “Top 3 Reasons Why America’s Producing so Many Mediocre Instructors” and was intrigued enough to read it. Partially, my curiosity stemmed from the fact that I don’t believe my instructors are … More Throwback Thursday: Are American Riding Instructors Mediocre?