Stories

6 Ways To Avoid Track Marks While Clipping, Presented by Wahl

By Becky Shipps There’s no reason why DIY clipping has to look like you did…

Grief is Not a Straight Line

By Elena Perea MD Dr. Perea is a psychiatrist and assistant professor at the Duke…

Yeah, OK. So I’m a Weird Horse Girl.

So everyone has likely seen the “weird horse girl” memes and articles on the internet.…

Heels Down Happy Hour Podcast 41: How to Ride Through Hardcore Anxiety

We’ve all been there, even Olympians: Those jittery nerves that turn all thoughts into bad…

The Shadow Over Our Golden Girl

What goes up, must come down, or so the saying goes. Equestrians are used to…

My Horse Hobby Is Trying to Kill Me. No Really, Literally.

For many people, part of participating in a sport is to improve their health. Being…

Trendy Manicures And The Barn Just Don't Mix

It was just before the holidays when a slew of young riders at my barn…

Don't Miss Out On The Fun of Bloggers Week, Only In the Heels Down Brief

Everybody’s got a favorite equestrian blogger. Whether it’s a Tumblr account of a rider from…

Fundamentals: How Bruce Davidson Starts Young Horses

Bruce Davidson has been breeding event horses for 40 years at Chesterland Farm in Unionville,…

Keep Your Horse Friends Close, and Your Non-Horsey Friends Closer

They come in all shapes and sizes. Some may have ridden in elementary school then…