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Teaching an Old Rider New Tricks

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.

Working Equitation Offers Something for Every Equestrian

“I basically feel that anything you can do with your horse to make it a more ‘all around’ athlete is great. This has the precision of dressage, the smooth, consistency of a hunter round with the obstacles, then the fun, basically, of the speed phase. Not all horses would like this, or do it well, but it is great for my upper level Dressage horse to know there is something else she can do,” says Ellen Corob regarding her experience in an up-and-coming sport Working Equitation. Sharon Jantzen investigates this relatively new endeavor.

Life Changes – Lose the Guilt and Get Back to Fun

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.