When we pulled up to our first rodeo, rusted bumper pull and our truck with nearly 250K miles on it, to say I was insecure was an understatement. I saw lines of beautiful LQ trailers (living quarters horse trailers), brand new trucks and groups of people who looked like they’d known each other for ages gathering in between them.
Is anyone else completely into quizzes and personality tests? I LOVE them. I mean, there’s a reason Seventeen and Cosmo sold so well, you went RIGHT to the quizzes. Even recently, I find myself taking the Enneagram and other personality tests because I love learning more about myself. Once I find they’re accurate, I give […]
So news flash, my kids are not placing in the top of their events, if at all, in rodeo and we are certainly not running a saddle empire. We don’t have a big, beautiful ranch with thousands of head of cattle like I would love, we have ONE dairy cow. The squares on our feed […]
Own your journey and make sure it’s yours…we’ve all heard the saying, “comparison is the thief of joy.”
We want you to have full transparency into how, where and why we make our saddles the way we do!
Riding with kids…It can be super intimidating to trailer out somewhere new. Like those first outings you had with them as babies. So much to remember…then add horses in! Whew!
It’s hard to talk about failures when it comes to our kids and their horses, but it can feel isolating.
From Abby (Unedited…because…no autocorrect on this platform, but I like it):When I was five I got my mare Jessie and I took barrle raceing lessons on her. We would always lope up and down my neighbors rode. When I turned seven when I started to compeat on her she would pin her ears back when I […]
Today we are giving you 5 tactical ideas to keep riding FUN for your kids, especially after a set back. “But riding horses is fun in itself!” Yes! But tell that to your kid who has 7,000 distractions pulling them away from this sport each day… So you could be coming off a set back with your kids, like […]
A little bit about what spurred me to take over our Instagram and why I want all you mamas back in the saddle.
I threw Abby and Beau up on a horse before they could have a conversation. It was all about how to stop, how to go and how to “control” your horse – I say that in quotes because I’m not sure control is the right word, we had a few scary moments where control went out the window. Which brings me to ground work.