So Long, to tricking the system.

I’ve write about insecurity about 75% of the time my fingers tap on my keyboard.  It’s been an ongoing struggle, and while maybe the object of my insecurity has evolved, it always stems from some need of self-validation. I trick myself too, into thinking I’m over it. So Christmas 2015 my mother wrapped up this…

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Keep Your Shoes On

One of my favorite things to do when growing up in different barns and programs is to pick up little tips of the trade. Grooms each have their own little way they like things done, and with the internet and forums you can pick up so many new tools. This week, I want to chat…

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Packing for the Horse Trial

One thing I did not learn until much later in my riding career is how to pack for the horse show. As a working student with the lovely Blue Clover Eventing team, one valuable golden nugget I took away was how to pack a trunk efficiently so your things stay organized and post-show when you…

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Tough Love

I like being right. More so, I get my kicks off someone telling me I did a good job. Whether its in my job, by a coach, or just a friend who took my excellent advice. Gratification is just lovely. However, I’ve found recently I’ve incurred quite the opposite! So, how do I get through…

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Pink Robes and Zoloft

Let’s try this again. Sometimes I’ll write a whole post just to scrap it. I should outline first, and then write.  But, I really like writing as if I’m in a conversation that’s unedited and authentic. So here I am again. I am convinced life is just like a calendar or racetrack that just makes…

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