Yesterday was my first day of not having an equine in my front yard! It’s weird! No worries, before I know it my hooved babies will be back, but Winnie was needed as a companion pony to round out an overly bonded pair at my best horsey friend’s farm, so off she went, and at … More Empty Nesting
A sad part of pregnancy is having the whole world basically hand you a list of can’ts, frost it with a layer of shouldn’ts, and top it off with a dollop of probs nots. At least that is unfortunately how I have looked at pregnancy up until a few weeks ago. Especially as a pregnant … More Pregnant, not broken: breaking ranks with victim dialogue
This week’s episode of Sully Saturday: my trainer learns that pregnant Emily is a bit nutty! Haha the situation was really not that bad, but I do get daily updates in journal form on how he’s progressing, and happened to mention something about “I’m not sure what his right stifle thinks it’s doing” at the … More Sully Saturday: letting go of the reins
When we first meet, I will be overwhelmed with an enormous love. For everything you are, will be, and already have been. I will want nothing more but to absorb every second you breathe, watch you sleep, and coo over every milestone. But my little one, my world will not revolve around you. But never … More My world won’t revolve around you: a letter to my future son.
As a PR major back in college, branding was a huge topic of study in my upper level classes, and one I enjoyed. We studied and practiced not only branding a company or organization, but ourselves – a valuable tool to use for anyone going out into the workforce wanting a job. So when I … More Personal brands in horse land.
With Sully away at training for the next several months (at least), I decided as he is currently my only horse-size horse (sorry, Winnie mini) he deserves his very own series. This gives me a chance to provide updates on his training as well as keep my own mental tabs on him and our future … More Sully Saturday: work it out.
I came across this article on Eventing Connect on the horse person’s budget and was laughing and vigorously nodding through the entire thing. Anyone else? The readers digest version of the article: we horse people aren’t typically more wealthy than the average joe. We are pretty much poor as dirt, eat Ramen, and drive junkers. … More How horse addicts fund their habit.