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Clinic Riding With An Inferiority Complex

The idea of riding in a clinic in front of professionals with a really professional PROFESSIONAL absolutely terrified me. Between the, usually, hugely expensive cost and the pressure of presenting yourself in an environment surrounded by other like minded riders my anxiety levels used to sky rocket. As a very…

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Building Trust (In Myself)

  I haul (2 minutes, really long drive) to a thoroughbred stable to use their indoor arena all winter. Last week the owner approached my coach about working with his youngest retiree, a coming 8 year old gelding named Prairie, who he may have found a new home for. One of the…

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Help! The Mare’s Got a Swollen Leg- Vet Call

A vet call can range anywhere from unnecessary to ‘you’ve got to get here now’ status and luckily this week’s was more of a, “Can you come sometime today?” I ride at a private barn with eight horses, three are boarded and the other five are the owners.  This means…

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Don’t Ride the Past- Dressage Wisdom

I covered a dressage clinic at Gaea’s Farm given by JJ Tate, of Team Tate, a Wisconsinite who’s making it pretty big at some of the most well respected dressage shows in the country. I’ve been covering her clinics for a few years now through my freelancing and I’ve always learned something…

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