3 ways to guarantee an enjoyable show weekend

It’s like Murphy’s Law – the more disasters you prepare for, the fewer you’ll encounter. Here are three ironies I’ve noticed when preparing for horse shows, and how you can use them to your advantage. Weigh in with your own observations and comment below. 1. Pack all your rain gear Excavate your rain pants from the bottom of…

Travelling with your horse

I love essentials photo shoots – the pictures people take of the items they have in their desk or their purse, items they can’t do without. If you Google image search “Essentials photos” you’ll see what I mean. I wanted to take an essentials photo of my tack trunk for the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. However, quickly…

The only liniment you’ll ever need

I’m a just-in-case horse owner. My tack locker and tack trunk are crammed with all sorts of first aid and equine health care products. Poultice, just in case my horse punctures his hoof. Eye wash, just in case he scratches his eye. Thrush treatment, just in case we get a week of wet weather. So…