Through the Judge’s Eyes

I have been lucky enough to experience the horse industry from many different perspectives. This weekend, I finally got to see a horse show from the judge’s booth. As a competitor, I learned the value of patience. I’m an excitable person, and the hurry-up-and-wait show schedule can easily fry my nerves. I was constantly reminded…

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…