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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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Fuller Fillies, ahem, This Ones For Us

I have rather large calves.  16.75 inches each at the moment.  I’ve struggled for years to find boots that are comfortable and stretch enough and don’t look atrocious in the dressage arena.  I finally broke down last year after breaking the zipper out of my brand new fancy smancy $300…

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My Dressage Journey

I picked out my riding instructor from a desire to learn how to be able to survive on a working cattle ranch: roping, riding, steering, staying on top of the horse, and other essential skills to surviving while surrounded by very large, herd bound, prey animals.  And also because she was the cheapest one I…

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