As I fly back to Africa, dreaming of the amazing horses and crisp clear skies, I take the time to reflect upon my time back in Canada. These past 6 months home I have been working and learning with hopes of growing my equine knowledge. Always searching for more. It has been a pleasure to … Continue reading Keep Learning
She is my wingsWith every stride she takes, she carries our souls closer together. For she knows no judgement, no jealousy, or insecurity It is in her I lay my trust To forgive and forget my human error To show unwavering willingness to perform. She is my biggest inspiration and perfect teammate. Together we are … Continue reading Just be
There is something about the gentle wisdom in a horses eyes that can put even the most troubled mind at peace. No matter how old, young, trained or wild a horse is, there is always something for them to teach us. Never dismiss a horses insight because in the end they are the ones that … Continue reading Why you’ll never hear me call a horse “easy”
Over my riding career I have had the opportunity to ride a large range of horses. From beginner lesson horse to spectacular fire breathing dragons; each has presented a new set of challenges to overcome. I am the type of person that strives for a challenge. I hate it when I am first faced with … Continue reading My little Lady
As the show season comes to an end, our competitive edges come to a halt and we have a chance to reflect on all the classes we have ridden in this past year. Whether we achieved our goals for the year, or came a little short, I hope everyone had an amazing and entertaining show … Continue reading But… I was supposed to win
I’m in love. I’m in love with the people, the culture, the horses, the weather. There hasn’t been one thing in this beautiful country that hasn’t brought a smile to my face. When I first arrived George and Riekie, his assistant trainer, greates me at the airport with open arms and instantly made me feel … Continue reading My first week in South Africa.
It’s really happening, in a few short weeks I am taking off and leaving for the trip of a lifetime. South Africa will be the most amazing learning experience. I am leaving January 19th and will be staying and competing for Mr. George Boucherds. However limited information I do have about my stay, it is … Continue reading Leaving for S.A