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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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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