riding, dressage, team, sea, star, equestrian, ceelia, conway

10,000 Hours of Riding

I had a mind bubble burst last week while enmeshed in a fit of frustration. I was failing spectacularly at leg yielding consistently because I couldn’t coordinate my aides. Plus, Bubba and I had just finished being spectacularly picked apart at our last show and I was being less than…

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clinic, riding, inferiority, complex, team, sea, star, equestrian, cecelia, conway

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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horseman, polo, horses, equestrian

Can I Call Myself a Horseman?

After getting my first championship ribbon, my first horse related concussion, my first horse related broken bone, my first retraining project, my 5 billionth cleaned stall, my first student, or any other new horse related experience I find myself repeatedly wondering whether or not I can call myself a horseman…

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