Well… Spring has FINALLY arrived on the East Coast and I couldn’t be happier. I think Donny agrees, although turnout sans-blanket was a harsh reminder of how much work it is to keep a grey horse clean during the warmer months. While I wish I could buy everything I wanted all of the time…. The [...]
Why I Chose to Stop Riding When I Became Pregnant
Spring Closet Sale!
Dan and I are moving in three weeks, so before we start packing I decided to go through my closet and part with some things. (Ok. A lot of things.) Everything is priced to sell and in great condition unless otherwise noted. Instead of posting on my Instagram story, I thought it would be more [...]
So… you want to sell your house?
SORRY GUYS! Another not-so-horsey post, but I figured it was time to start expanding the "lifestyle" section of the blog, so why not talk about something I'm somewhat well versed in? If there are two things in life I know my way around, they're horses and houses. My parents have been in the real estate [...]
Travel Bound with the Senior Dog
So this isn't as much an equine-related post, but it is animal related! If you have pets, and elderly ones at that, read on for my experiences and two cents about making travel as smooth as possible for you and your senior puppers. Meet Ziggy and Ollie, my two miniature dachshunds. Ziggy just turned 12 [...]
WEF Kickoff Recap
WEF has been so many things. It’s beautiful, slightly overwhelming, extremely well run and (obviously) horsey heaven. It has shown me time and time again that I am a very little fish in a giant ocean. The grand hunter ring has challenged and humbled me. The international ring almost chewed me up and spit me [...]
As I sit here thinking about what I need to pack for my journey to Wellington, FL (aka Welly or Wellyworld), home of the Winter Equestrian Festival (aka WEF), I can’t help but be hit by a plethora of emotions. I run the gamut of feeling: insanely excited, stupid nervous, out of my mind grateful [...]
Introducing Amateur Hour: An Equestrian Podcast
The Everyday Things I Can’t Live Without (Winter Edition)
Taming Our Inner Green-Eyed Monster
I’m in a really wonderful ongoing group chat with some fellow adult ammys. I love those ladies and am so thankful to have them for their amazing advice and support. We all live in different parts of the country and are focusing on a multitude things in our horsey-related lives. Some of us show, a [...]