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The Rhythm of Stall Rest

As we round out week 2 of Elf’s stall rest, I’ve found a vaguely unsatisfying but effective rhythm. More than anything, it is making the impact of saddle time on my mental state perfectly clear. The plan for this phase of Elf’s rehab is simple. Stall rest, 15 minutes of hand walking/grazing, 20 minutes in the […]

Did your horse pop a splint?

With all the bumps and bruises that our horses acquire, having a horse pop a splint isn’t shocking. But, what happens next? **if you suspect your horse is injured, please consult a vet – this post is just my personal experience with treating a splint. Links include affiliates – where I receive compensation if you […]

Managing Seasonal Allergies In Horses

As military life takes us around the country, I have been able to experience a tremendous variety of equestrian sports, venues, professionals and – of course – equine health issues. Our current home in Kentucky brought another learning opportunity in the form of seasonal allergies in horses.  Every equestrian knows that horses have a bizarre […]

Trial & Error To Improve My Ride

Parenting has changed my riding in many ways (especially finding the time). As my son grows, watching his learning process teaches me just as much.  Taking The Long View In January, my 7 year old asked to start Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It seemed like an odd choice for my bookish, space crazy little one but he […]

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  • As we round out week 2 of Elf’s stall rest, I’ve found a vaguely unsatisfying but effective rhythm. More than anything, it is making the impact of saddle time on my mental state perfectly clear. The plan for this phase of Elf’s rehab is simple. Stall rest, 15 minutes of hand walking/grazing, 20 minutes in the… [Continue Reading]

    The Rhythm of Stall Rest
  • With all the bumps and bruises that our horses acquire, having a horse pop a splint isn’t shocking. But, what happens next? **if you suspect your horse is injured, please consult a vet – this post is just my personal experience with treating a splint. Links include affiliates – where I receive compensation if you… [Continue Reading]

    Did your horse pop a splint?
  • As military life takes us around the country, I have been able to experience a tremendous variety of equestrian sports, venues, professionals and – of course – equine health issues. Our current home in Kentucky brought another learning opportunity in the form of seasonal allergies in horses.  Every equestrian knows that horses have a bizarre… [Continue Reading]

    Managing Seasonal Allergies In Horses
  • Parenting has changed my riding in many ways (especially finding the time). As my son grows, watching his learning process teaches me just as much.  Taking The Long View In January, my 7 year old asked to start Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It seemed like an odd choice for my bookish, space crazy little one but he… [Continue Reading]

    Trial & Error To Improve My Ride
  • The Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event is one of those iconic equestrian competitions – as much tourist destination, learning opportunity and shopping extravaganza. Want to make sure you’re making the most of it?  It might seem strange that I get so excited about Rolex. The closest I’ve come to eventing is a horse trial or… [Continue Reading]

    How To Enjoy the Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event