2020 Riders on a Mission challenge wrap up

2020 Riders on a Mission challenge wrap up

In early July I talked about some of the changes I would be making over the month as part of the Honest Riders, Riders on a mission sustainability challenge. During the month, I made some changes that were not only easy but have made a 

Why it’s not a disgrace to have your coach ride your horse: According to the Sand Arena Ballerina

Why it’s not a disgrace to have your coach ride your horse: According to the Sand Arena Ballerina

Not having my coach ride my horse, was something that I used to unreasonably proud of. I wore it as a badge of honour, the same way that some people wear their busyness. I felt that it represented some mild form of success which meant 

April Fool’s 2020

April Fool’s 2020

Let’s be honest 2020 has been off to a… weird start. From the Bushfires to floods in Australia and now the COVID-19 pandemic. In an attempt to bouy people’s spirits I thought I would pull together the horse themed April Fool’s days jokes that did 

Raspberry Coconut Frozen Yoghurt – recipe

Raspberry Coconut Frozen Yoghurt – recipe

With summer in full swing (in the southern hemisphere) fruits such as berries are at their best. These raspberries coconut frozen yoghurts are a great way to enjoy these gorgeous fruits. Ingredients 400g yoghurt (I prefer vanilla yoghurt but any flavour will work well)1 punnet 

Kiera Phlipot – The Hunter Jumper World

Kiera Phlipot – The Hunter Jumper World

Meet Kiera Phlipot, Hunter Jumper rider and owner of Gardian Farm based in Michigan.  As a dressage rider, I have long been intrigued by the hunter jumper world. And I have wanted to know more about it, so naturally I jumped at the chance to 

2019 The Beginnings – Equestrian Edition

2019 The Beginnings – Equestrian Edition

Ummm so how is 2019 already 1/3 of the way over? It certainly has been a jam packed start to the year. Here’s what you might have missed so far.   2019 got off to a fairly slow start as I recovered from a strange 

#5thingsimproudof Challenge

#5thingsimproudof Challenge

I recently completed Rhea Freeman‘s Five Things I’m Proud of Challenge (#5thingsimproudof) of Instagram. But first why did I do a challenge about the things I’m proud of? Is that not a little bit narcissistic? I don’t think so and here is why…As riders we 

Q&A with Zoe Boyd ‘That Sassy Rider’

Q&A with Zoe Boyd ‘That Sassy Rider’

Zoe Boyd is a fellow equestrian blogger from England. I stumbled across her page ‘That Sassy Rider’ via an interview she did with another blogger and was immediately hooked.  She is funny, intelligent and insightful and best of all she is truly a horse person. 

Perspective – Dressage competition report

Perspective – Dressage competition report

As I sat next to my float polishing my boots as the fog slowly cleared this morning, listening to the sounds of Nonie contentedly chewing her breakfast, I had to laugh to myself. Perspective certainly is a funny thing. Just over two weeks ago I 

The Ups and the Downs

The Ups and the Downs

I had a funny blog post all set to share tonight, but instead I want to talk about something else – the ups and the downs of this sport. As some of you may have seen from my most recent blog I’ve had a funny