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5 Things You Actually Need to Know About These Ariat Breeches

Jun 25, 2014 2 Comments by

Riding breeches, the one item of apparel with the ability to completely make or break a woman’s self-image in the (hopefully) few seconds it takes to wiggle into them. There’s just some weird correlation between knowing you look good in the saddle and riding a little straighter, more balanced, and with greater confidence. And they […]

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Back In the Saddle Post-Partum

May 10, 2012 6 Comments by

It seems like just yesterday – and yet a lifetime ago at the same time – that I was lamenting the many months since I’d been able to ride a horse to protect my pregnancy. Back in the middle of March, T minus 6 weeks to due date, I was starting to wonder how long […]

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On Whoozits and Whatsits (Correction Tools) for Training Your Horse

Sep 26, 2011 15 Comments by

I’m no expert when it come to horse training – or even in all elements of riding for that matter. I’m your average horse woman who grew up in the saddle, taking lessons, and is now an adult noodling around with a horse of her own. I am however a reader, researcher, and listener and […]

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Strap One On: International Helmet Awareness Day June 11

May 24, 2011 1 Comment by

I just gotta say, my hubby is the best. He’s happy to let me put lots of time, money, and most importantly love into my horse on one non-negotiable condition: I always wear my helmet when I ride. Ben isn’t all that interested in horses himself, but as the husband of an equestrian my safety […]

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There are Two Types Of Riders: Those Who’ve Fallen Off and Those Who Will

May 17, 2011 21 Comments

I can’t take credit for the deep thought, “There are two types of riders: those who’ve fallen off and those who will.” But it sure does make for a great blog topic, so I can certainly take it and run with it. (Props go to fellow Horses in the Morning fan Ron for posting this […]

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Best Rolex Kentucky Three Day Coverage Online

Apr 27, 2011 No Comments

If you, like me, are NOT in Lexington, Kentucky right now being subject to tornado warnings as you camp out to watch the Rolex Kentucky Three Day jog – you’re in luck. There are lots of fantastic ways to get your fill of 4* horses and riders showing off their best dressage, cross country, and […]

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Ace’s Tips for Developing The Perfect Warm Up Routine

Apr 20, 2011 6 Comments

I’ve written it a million times (OK, at least three), but I’ll write it again: one of my favorite parts of being a horse owner is simply getting to know my horse. Besides the fact that simple discovery is enjoyable in itself, it also gives me lots of really good blog fodder. Today, it’s all […]

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