PC: Carlos Flores I have no idea why I fell head over heels in love with horses but my mom always said the second I saw one I was obsessed. I think my parents were hoping it was a phase because they knew it how hard it would be to afford it. I did not … Continue reading The Horseless Rider- Part Two
There's a stigma in the equestrian community that I have been feeling for some time, as if Horseless riders are 'less’ of an equestrian than those that own horses. That it makes me lower on the totem pole, less important to educate, less worthy of attention or effort to include. The lack of a horse … Continue reading The Horseless Rider – Part One
Interview with equine and portrait photographer Lindsey Skeuse When I first saw pictures taken by Lindsey Skeuse, I was immediately drawn in by her compositions, tone, and the sweet capture of moments in each shot. In every photo shoot I saw I grew more and more impressed by her work. We have two mutual friends … Continue reading Through the Lens
I tend to be a positive-minded person who loves to support others and find the good in any situation. I love to listen and encourage others, and it makes me feel like I make a difference. I believe that mental health is so incredibly important, and while I have never experienced anxiety or true depression … Continue reading Listen
I first met Madison through our shared lease of a bay Thoroughbred gelding named Fortune. We bonded over the quirks and needs of this special horse, and out of the experience we developed a great friendship. Madison is an amazing trainer, and every lesson I learn more about the biomechanics of my body and I … Continue reading Sensibilities with Madison DeCook
So here is my goal for 2019: use my voice. State my mind, encourage others, sing, and contribute what I can to the world. To be Fierce.