We learn about horses, learn to be around horses, learn to ride and we get to that comfortable point where our knowledge seems like “enough”. Can we teach an old rider new tricks? Sarah Williams gets several riders to chime in on how they tackled new equestrian pursuits.
“I can honestly say that in the grand scheme of things, my horse has never really let me down, and I hope that if she could speak, she would say the same thing about me.” Sarah Williams reflects on the “friendship” she has with her horse.
When you have a major life change, it’s easy to fall into a depression about not being able to do the things that you used to do. You get to the point where you almost want to say, “forget it all”. Sarah Williams shares her story as she comes out on the other side of a major life change and keeps horses in her life.
With the arrival of wet weather, rainy season riding strategies need to be on the forefront of our minds. Sarah Williams provides several strategies for making the most of rainy days that might put a damper on regular riding activities.
“I have seen people organizing carpools to drive into the heart of the devastation to do whatever they can to help their fellow equestrians – we may not all know each other by name, but we realize that we are all connected.” Sarah Williams reflects on the true heart of an equestrian in light of the recent fire devastation.