Kids and Horses: Where does it all start?

I run the classic “kid” barn.  On any day after school, it’s hard to count how many kids are hanging out working with horses and just being kids.  Phones come out and snap a quick pic but devices are not occupying their time.  When I walk back to the barn in between lessons I often take a quick assessment of …

This Week’s Lesson is Free on YouTube

This week I’m highlighting one of my most popular lessons available on YouTube.  Almost 200,000 people have viewed the lesson titled Seat and Legs.  My YouTube subscribers report that this lesson has really helped them build a solid riding foundation. This lesson teaches horseback riders how to correctly position their lower body while riding.  Seat and Legs is just one of my …

sweet collection

Sweet Collection

I have a new adult student named Joy. She arrived for her first riding lesson wide eyed and exploding with horse excitement, a true kid at heart. We all make first impressions and I always hope that I make a great first impression and will be a good fit for my new students…I want to fulfill every kids’ dream, young …

Horseback Riding Lesson 2

Horseback riding lesson 2 is a more challenging lesson for beginners who have experience riding and feel confident at the walk and jog. I hope many of you have tried riding to one of my lessons.  I was teaching my student, Kaci, last night, and she said she rode to lesson 1 during a practice session on her horse Smarty. …