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In Omnia Paratus · 1W ago

Conditioning/Competing a Quarter Horse for Endurance

Alternate titles for this post:How to Condition for Your First LD with the Bare Minimum of EffortMy QH is a BadassPraise the Weather GodsLuckier Than a 3-Legged Dog Playing Frogger on a 6-La...
In Omnia Paratus · 1W ago

Ride Between the Rivers 2017

Can I just start by saying that this was some of the most fun I've had on horseback in a long time? Because it really was. Stan performed so amazingly and in such a manner that my future tra...
In Omnia Paratus · 3W ago

West Virginia Summertime

Summer has been beautifully mild so far in the higher elevations of West Virginia. I can honestly say I have yet to be "miserably hot" this year - a fact for which I am very grateful.Our lus...
In Omnia Paratus · 3W ago

Down to the Wire

Conditioning for RBTR continues...Yeah, home really doesn't suck at all. Hard to believe that's real life and not some backdrop!Granted, not quite with the frequency I'd imagined, but we're ...
In Omnia Paratus · 1M ago

Fluid Planning

Originally, I'd planned to hit up two of Loch Moy's Twilight Eventing nights this summer: July 26 and August 30. I took work off and had everything squared away, yet I held off sending in my...
In Omnia Paratus · 1M ago

Whirlwind Weekend: Dressage Schooling Show & Conquering Fear

I had every intention of posting this sooner, but unfortunately I have had too much going on to sort through the copious amount of media necessary to do this post justice! I also have crap i...
In Omnia Paratus · 1M ago

Whirlwind Weekend: Tire Woes, XC Schooling, & Polo

Prep I brought Griffin home to my backyard a day before our planned departure for our first big weekend. This involved a bit of work on my part to prep (weed eat, sink T-posts, set hot tape ...
In Omnia Paratus · 1M ago

A Weekend of Firsts

Wow. WHAT a whirlwind of a weekend!I've got a lot of media to sort through before I can give proper recaps on the goings-on, but suffice to say it was a GOOD weekend.Many first time experien...
In Omnia Paratus · 1M ago

Finding Balance: A Griffin Update

We're ~10 days out from our first dressage show. It is both very exciting and very intimidating!Our recent work feels really good though. Grif is giving me his best each time we ride. Perhap...
In Omnia Paratus · 2M ago

Journey as a Rider

As I have recently done for Q and Stan, I intend to also write a specific post about Griffin and where we're at with things. But then Emma had to go and pose questions that really got me thi...