Things You Gave Up When You Started Riding

When I started horseback riding, there were definitely some things that I gave up without really knowing what I was getting myself into. It wasn’t until I was older that I started to realize the tradeoffs that came with choosing the equestrian lifestyle. Vacations are about as common as unicorns. When all of your money goes… Continue reading Things You Gave Up When You Started Riding

How You Know You Grew Up A Horse Kid

There are many riders who got into the equestrian game in their later years, but for those of us who were born with a “horse gene” from the get-go, we grew up with some characteristics that made us stand apart from our peers. Counting the “strides” between cracks in the sidewalk. I would “canter” down… Continue reading How You Know You Grew Up A Horse Kid

19 Pictures That Sum Up Life When You’re An Equestrian

1.The Look: When your trainer asks how many strides are in a bending line and you look at your barn friends like ???? 2. When the judge places the rider who went around on the wrong lead in first: 3. When someone does handstands or backflips off their horse: “Bond”    “Trust”    “Connection” 4. When… Continue reading 19 Pictures That Sum Up Life When You’re An Equestrian