4 Years

Yesterday Estella and I celebrated 4 wonderful years together. It has been such an amazing journey with so many grand adventures. She is most definitely everything I could have ever dreamed of, a real dream-come-true. I am so thankful for all the time we get to spend together and look...

What Happened When I Turned My Horses Out 24/7

As a disclaimer, I have spent 20+ horse-owning years in Ohio. For those of you who don’t know, daily turnout is an urban legend in Ohio. We like to do this thing where we advertise “Daily Turnout – Weather Permitting”…. sound reasonable enough! Except the weather sucks and the...

Farm Update

I have been meaning to do more Bella updates, but have been so busy outside that I haven’t had much computer time. There’s rain in the forecast for the next few days, so maybe some blog time soon? Here is a quick update of some of the things we’ve...

Settling In

Now that we have all been home for over a week, everyone is really starting to settle in. My 4:45 AM alarm doesn’t bother me (thank God I am a morning person), our schedules are in full swing and the girls are really calming down. The only thing we...

And The Winner Is…

Thank you to all who entered my Exquisite Equine Apparel giveaway! I am overwhelmed by the kind comments and support, thank you all so much! I am thrilled with all the positive response to my designs and hope you all love the new ones to come, too! Without further...

Please Don’t Fix My Horse

Dear Veterinarians, Thank you for all that you have done, and will do, for my horses. I know what it took to get through vet school, I know you work long hours and I know how much you get paid. I know that you don’t work a 9-5 as...

Waves

Within the past few months I have started Straightness Training and have been really enjoying it. I love the theory and the material and have been so, so excited to try it with Estella. Matt got us a beautiful cavesson for Christmas and I have been watching video after...

Feeding the Flames

Over the course of my life I have had the chance to meet, work with, care for, and love so many different horses. Recently, I have been working with many new and wonderful horses and it has been a huge opportunity for growth. Being around all of these new...