Yoga For Equestrians

For those of us not lucky enough to be headed south, January can be a slow month. It’s no secret that the dark, frigid days make for less than desirable riding conditions. Horses and riders alike often take this time to rest and recuperate before getting back to work to prepare for show season. This…

My 2016 Show Season

This summer, for the first time in almost a decade, I did not attend a single horse show. For almost as long as I can remember, my summer has revolved around my province’s horse show schedule. I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way. There was never a moment where I wished I was sitting…

Joint Injections with Dr. Dobson

A few weeks ago, I noticed a change in my horse. She was less willing to use her hind end, and especially resistant to collecting her stride. The dreaded sassy tail swish confirmed that all was not right with Aleva. After a consultation with our vet, Dr. Dobson, we decided to explore hock injections.  …