The Anxious Amateur


My happiest days in Virginia were spent with horses. My anxious musings have shaped the person I’ve become in a bunch of ways (positive and non), but one of the biggest life-changers for me was my flop of a freshman… continue reading ›


By Jane Carlton I dabbled with naming this post “Change Isn’t Scary,” but that would be a straight up lie. To me, change is terrifying. Whether it’s something as simple as buying a new helmet or as complicated as switching… continue reading ›


One perk of sitting out horse shows: meeting your friend's gorgeous mare, Dutch. As the most anxious of amateurs know (and I know you’re all out there), sometimes sitting on the sidelines is better than hopping on at a show.… continue reading ›

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  • Dressage Pro's Favorite Schooling Exercises
  • Improve Your Event Horse's Adjustability
  • Gadgets to Fix Common Rider Problems
  • Farm and Barn Pest Control

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