Tag Archives: horse riding

And then…you fall off your horse

I got bucked off my horse yesterday. When you reach a certain age falling off is really not fun anymore. You are really scared that you might get really hurt, especially if you have children and other dependents. But I … Continue reading

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At least there are always horses…

“Anhedonia”, they call it, the clever people. It is defined as the: “inability to feel pleasure in normally pleasurable activities”. It is quite a serious symptom of depression. For me, I always know I am at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Breaking the mold

Contrary to what non-dressage riders think, there is a lot more to it than just riding around in circles and boring the horse into submission. It is hard to describe the levels of unison one reaches with a dressage horse. … Continue reading

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Learning and growing all the time.

Once in a while, you have a ride that reminds you how far you have come and how much you have grown not only as a rider, but as a person. Yesterday was one of those days. It was an uncharacteristically … Continue reading

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Horseless with headaches

I haven’t written in a while. I haven’t had much to say. Since mid-March I have been hit with a number of bad migraines that have kept me bedridden for days at a time and in a vile mood for the remainder. … Continue reading

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I am a horsey girl, and I always will be!

Yesterday was my first, long-awaited ride of the year. Granted, it was only the 6th, but it had been exactly four weeks since last I rode. For a long-time horsaholic, like myself, trust me it is about the longest a break can … Continue reading

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Riding to the Rescue

I really shouldn’t surprise me that riding a horse has made me feel good for the first time in weeks. I mean, it was my only goal in life, ever: Get a horse. Ride. (But first, I would like to … Continue reading

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