HOW TO PULL A MANE WITHOUT A BATTLE

    DOES YOUR HORSE HATE TO HAVE IT’S MANE PULLED?   Do you own a horse that becomes a dragon when you try to pull his mane so it can be braided?  I can relate because my horse, Dusty, is NOT a fan of mane pulling.  The problem is that he has a thick mane that must be thinned and evened […]

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MANE BRAIDING FORELOCK TOOL TUTORIAL

DIY YOUR OWN MANE BRAIDING FORELOCK TOOL IN MINUTES Here’s a great mane braiding tip for you regarding the forelock… how to DIY your own forelock tool.  A forelock tool is used to easily pull yarn up through the center of your french braided forelock.  In a pinch, it can also be used to pull up your […]

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BEST BRAIDING TIPS FROM NOTABLE EQUESTRIANS

Discover the best mane braiding tips from savvy equestrians so you can braid your horse beautifully and get the turnout you deserve. This is the final post in my series on Mane Braiding Mistakes and how you can avoid them.  If you haven’t had a chance to read the other posts here are the links: […]

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MANE BRAIDING MISTAKES – HOW TO AVOID UNEVEN BRAIDS

HOW TO AVOID UNEVEN MANE BRAIDS  To help you get the turnout you deserve at the shows this year, I’m sharing another tip on braiding mistakes and how you can avoid them.  This is the third post in my Mane Braiding Mistakes series, so here are the links to the other posts: HOW TO AVOID A POORLY PREPARED MANE SO BRAIDING IS EASIER HOW TO AVOID […]

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MANE BRAIDING MISTAKES Part 2 – HOW TO AVOID LOOSE BRAIDS

FRUSTRATED WITH LOOSE MANE BRAIDS? LEARN HOW YOU CAN AVOID THEM Are you unwittingly making some mane braiding mistakes that are detracting from your horse’s turnout? This is the second post in my three part series where I’m sharing some tips on Mane Braiding Mistakes and how to you can avoid them. Here are the links to other post so you can […]

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Improve Your Riding - 3 Fun Ways

THREE FUN WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR RIDING

Note: I’m not a professional rider. Rather an amateur rider doing my own riding and training.  Read my disclaimer.   I’m sharing some stories and lessons I’ve learned here with you. In my last post, I discussed how having a warm-up plan has been so beneficial for my horses. I shared my basic warm-up plan so that […]

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Find out why these are my favorite equestrain things

FAVORITE EQUESTRIAN THINGS

I’m sharing some of my Favorite Equestrian Things with you and why I love them. This post contains affiliate links, see my disclosure here.  Need a blanket for your horse? A couple years ago, I purchased a Tough-1 winter blanket for my horse Dusty mainly because  of the great price – it was what I could afford at the […]

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The Crazy Thing My Horse Did After Learning This Warm Up

THE CRAZY THING MY HORSE DID AFTER LEARNING THIS WARM UP

 My horse did something unexpected, but crazy cool after he learned the warm up I’m sharing today.  I’ll tell you all about that in a little bit. WHAT’S YOUR WARM-UP PLAN? This post contains affiliate links, see my disclosure here.  I’m not a professional rider, see my disclaimer here. When you get on your horse, […]

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HAPPY EQUESTRIANS KNOW HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF EVERYTHING

Ever read a quote that sums up exactly how you feel?  Here’s mine: The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything but they make the most of everything – by Sam Cawthorn This quote sums up my experience with horses for the last 40 years.   It’s has been the key to enjoying my passion for riding. […]

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