Things I Need to Thank My Horse For

1. Thank you for helping me discover my strengths You have shown me that I am best at working long-term for things; I am best at working things out patiently—I don’t fight well. You have shown me that loyalty is incredibly important to me and to know how to give my entire heart and soul to those who I trust.

Just what I needed

Just what I needed

My (human) valentine was kind enough to know that I needed a horse-filled weekend. I popped down to Global on Saturday for the Special with a friend and loved every second. I haven't been down to AGDF the last two years so it was quite energizing to breathe it all in. The highest caliber horse and rider duos were [...]

Pony Log: Starting over 

Pony Log: Starting over 

When faced with our behavioral/training issues, I felt like I was at a crossroads between pushing through and not letting my big baby pony 'win,' as so many well respected horse people have recommended... and conversely, following my instinct that he's an individual and needed a reset to start liking his work before spoiling it [...]

Equine Boot Review

Equine Boot Review

Soooooo, aside from being a ball of conundrums to train, the Fritzster also goes through tack like nobody's business. Somehow he manages to get everything off but his boots, but that doesn't mean they don't take a beating. Thank goodness for fast shipping from SmartPak. Where would we be without them? When I'm searching for new [...]

Five Month Recap

Five Month Recap

Saturday marked five months that Fritz has been in the US!   I was away last weekend for work and happily the six hour flight allowed me some time to think about our first months together and all that we still have to learn. I must admit, it's a bit disheartening to realize that he's been here [...]