As equestrians, it’s often a struggle for our muggle friends to understand our commitments to horses, competitions, and barn families. One hour at the barn often turns into four, we’re gone most weekends, and typically our social life is the first to suffer given any opportunity to spend extra time at the barn. When it comes to dating, we enter into a whole other ballpark of trying to explain why we’re busy and our horses come first.
Mastering the art of dating muggles can be complicated. After all, they don’t understand what a bridle is and probably can’t even help hand walk your horse at a show. Despite these challenges, sometimes they can be better than dating a fellow equestrian. Read the full article in the August issue of Heels Down Magazine.