Tag Archive for adulting

Perks of being an adult amateur

I know I often mention the struggles of being an adult amateur rider, but despite a tight budget and aching joints, I much prefer being an adult amateur rider to a junior rider. Here’s why: Wine.¬†Wine before and after your classes at horse shows. Wine before and after your lessons. Wine to celebrate, soothe the ego and achiness, or just… Read more →

Goals, priorities and you know, adulting

For me, setting riding goals is easy; there’s a logical progression I have in my mind that makes sense. We started in the hunters so we could brush the rust off and get comfortable showing. Then we moved onto the jumpers, and I secretly/not-so-secretly want to place champion or reserve in the year-end standings of my division (2’6″ Itty Bitty… Read more →