International Helmet Awareness Day 2018

August 18, 2018 is International Helmet Awareness Day. This event started in 2010 when Riders4Helmets was formed. This event is here to inspire equestrians to wear a helmet for the first time, and serve as a continued reminder to those who were already wearing a helmet, to ensure it is fitted correctly and that they replace Read More …

Trainer/Coach abuse of Young Riders

Today the New York Times published a story providing further details on now-deceased equestrian trainer Jimmy Williams and his abuse of young riders. In addition to describing Williams’ inappropriate and unacceptable actions, the article also discusses how painfully difficult it can be for survivors, athletes, and even parents to recognize the signs of abuse and report it. Read More …

Redheaded Rehab: Update at 4 months

Recently the vet was out for a recheck since the initial diagnosis of his front superficial tendons in both legs. But since I haven’t done an update since the initial diagnosis, I should probably catch you up on everything. August 2017; Captains Log. We spent the remainder of August and the majority of September on Read More …

Let’s Talk About Camaraderie and Sportsmanlike Behavior in the Dressage Community

It’s lacking, to be honest. It’s so easy to sit on the (internet) sidelines and judge a short video, or a single photo, of a rider you don’t know personally and say some pretty harsh or critical things. (And no, we are not talking about the rider that has proven over and over again to Read More …

Black Friday Deals for Horse Lovers

What is better than Black Friday Deals? Black Friday Deals for your Horse and your Riding Needs (wants)!!! We’ve included a list below of some amazing deals you won’t want to miss out on. All offer verbiage has been taken right from the website offering the Black Friday Deals! Happy Shopping! 👍 Keep an eye out Read More …