⬇️Words for 2018 ⬇️ Pause. Reflect. Rally. 🧘🏼♀️One word to describe something you want to work on: pause. instead of jumping in and being impulsive with actions or words, I want to pause and evaluate my words or actions. 💎One word to describe how you want improve: reflect. How will I become more tech savvy… Continue reading Pause. Reflect. Rally.
Dear Cryin' Hole, You're not a bad spot. You tell me that I'm almost there (not quite). That being said, I'd really like to pull a cheque. My horse is working, we're clicking but I keep landing on you. Just about every rodeo, every weekend. I'm paying my dues, seasoning my horse. I don't mind… Continue reading Dear Cryin’ Hole
I hope everyone had a great Canada Day and/or 4th of July run with fast times and safe drives! While on my (rather short and sweet) run with Jellybean, I had time to think on a rough patch we went through awhile back. Seasoning a rodeo horse is never easy, though I will say Jellybean… Continue reading Get Out of Your Head
Good-bye wintertime blues! My cabin fever broke last week when I attended a jackpot for the first time since Fall. It has been a long winter, complete with cold weather and uncertainties, and I'm so glad to be back in the saddle again! This was JB's first jackpot running to the right. I switched things… Continue reading Jackpot Reflection
The age-old dilemma, seemingly regardless of the state of our economy is being able to compete and own horses within our means. Whether you hit local shows, weekend jackpots, slot races, or you set your sights on futurities and pro rodeos, unless you're rolling in sugar daddies (nothing we haven't all considered, amirite?), then you… Continue reading Rodeo on a Budget
As barrel racers we hear it often said "keep your eyes up", "look for the next barrel", "never look down the horse's neck". Now in terms of physics and geometry, when you find yourself piloting an animal this big at that rate of speed, looking up seems imperative. Why? You look down for the wrong… Continue reading Eyes Up
It's well established that barrel racing is a timed event. With the step up in breeding, equipment, and the ability we have to network with each other almost instantly to source information or new contacts, the game just keeps getting tougher. So you have your go to bloodlines, your favourite clinicians, that magic bit and… Continue reading Reach & Roundness