Trolls, Grapes, Jumps, and Dressage

As part of this year’s Halloween celebrations, Kelsy and I attended Dressage in Disguise/Jeepers Creepers Jump Show October 26-27, 2013 organized by Orion Equestrian in Whatcom County. We had tons of fun connecting with our friends up North; many thanks to the Gibsons for housing us for the weekend. At […] Read more »

Many Thanks for Your Support in the 100-Day Trainer Challenge

I’ve received tremendous support during the Prodigious Fund’s 100-Day Trainer Challenge. I want to take a moment to thank you all for reading and following along. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated your feedback, stories, and kindness during this process. And I look forward to staying connected. Even though the majority […] Read more »

Day 100: The Challenge

DAY 100. What a day with Solar! This ex-racehorse proved to himself and to many more that if given a chance, racehorses can be winners off the track too. We concluded our 100-days together by earning the top spot in the 100-Day Trainer Challenge after three judged phases. Check out […] Read more »

Day 99: Solar’s Next Journey

DAY 99. Like in horseraces, the finish line is in sight and we’re down to the wire. Tonight was a comedy of errors with a freezing bath in the dark that left Solar in a pretty grumpy frame of mind. So much for a final ride practice! I tried to […] Read more »

5 Ways You Can Help Ex-Racehorses

If you’ve been following the Prodigious Fund’s 100-Day Trainer Challenge, then chances are you care a little bit about horses, and ex-racehorses in particular. According to the Jockey Club, nearly 30,000 Thoroughbred horses are born in the U.S. each year. The vast majority of these Thoroughbreds will be used for […] Read more »