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Work vs. Reward: Rely On Your Own System

By Erin Gilmore I will never forget the check that paid for my once-a-week, childhood…

Decoding Horse Sales Ads

By Wendy Angel Horse shopping is almost as much fun as horse selling. First, you…

Boyfriends And Horse Shows Don’t Always Mix

By Ellie Woznica I am a horrible horse shower. I stress myself out and say…

Celebrating Those Unceremonious Moments

On social media, what we see is the highlight reel of someone else’s riding career.…

Live Grooming Q&A Exclusive For Heels Down Greats

Ever wonder how professional grooms master those perfect button braids and droolworthy quarter marks? What…

Why I Didn’t Sell My Pasture Pet

By Ellie Woznica Professionals frequently place value on horses based on whether or not they…

Which Comes First? The Horse or the Boyfriend?

There have been many, many moments in my tenure as a horse owner when I’ve…

These Two Show Jumpers Are Trying To Save The Ocean

Hannah Patten was at her peak.  She was wrapping up a successful week at the…

The Dumb Things I’ve Done For Horses

My love for horses has lead me to do some pretty…. unconventional things. And usually,…

Making Friends at the Barn Takes Time

I’m a working mom in a new-ish city, and I have no friends. Sure, I…