Adaptable Goals

Adaptable Goals

Normally, my deadlines are firm. They tend to revolve around a catalog being sent to print, a major order getting out the door, the craze before market week. In a zippy twist, today's mission is pony related. I find myself teetering between thinking that setting training goals is either a dangerous preoccupation or potentially a great kick in the pants. As I was tacking up, I realized [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Start of Something New

The Start of Something New

Hey y'all! It has been an insanely long time since I found the time to write any meaningful content for "The Modern Blonde."  To be completely honest, in the little spare time that I'm afforded, it seemed that living life was more important than documenting my thoughts on it. That perspective changed last week when I had a [...]