These are definitely uncertain and unprecedented times. With an ever-changing landscape that is providing more questions than answers, it is my hope that now, more than ever, the equestrian community supports each other in any way possible. Many horse shows have been canceled and more making announcements every day, the equestrian community should come together to help ensure the health of the industry and sport we all love.
Laurie Berglie, or as many of you know her as @MarylandEquestrian, happily answered some questions about her equestrian side, but also her life as a writer. Learn about how she got to be a published author, where she gets her inspiration from, the best advice she's been given and what being #AdultAmmyStrong means to her.
We sat down with Southern Florida-based amateur hunter rider Laura Swanstrom Reece and discussed her life-riding balance, her gorgeous horse Dani and what being #AdultAmmyStrong means to her.
All horses go to heaven. No longer in pain or feeble, they wait for us at the rainbow bridge. We see them as they once were - strong, healthy and at peace.
But before I go further, I need to take a step back. To remember. To relive.
For the first time in a while, I've found myself officially horseless. I don't own or lease. And it's totally weird. I feel unmotivated and sad.
#AdultAmmyStrong partners with equine photographer Alexis Malin Photography to cover the adult amateur and amateur/owner divisions at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida.
It's a new year. Time to reflect on what's been and aim towards bigger and better -- whatever that may mean to you -- in 2020.
As the year is coming to a close and we begin anew, I can't help but think about all that's changed in the last year, and even in the last three years.
Adult amateurs - we're a quirky group, there's no doubt about that. We're not all that hard to shop for. BUT, if you're family or significant other are at a loss for what to get you, or if you're just not sure what to put on your list, here are a few crave-worthy ideas for every adult amateur equestrian's holiday wish list.
Everyone grows up, that's just part of life. Equestrians put a lot of emphasis on age. Hell, we've even developed a system to where we can physically be one age but horse show at a different age depending on our birthdays. No wonder people think horse girls are weird.
I'm here to tell you that adult ammy life DOESN'T SUCK! Here are the top five reasons why ammy life is better than junior life.