When did 2’6″ get so big?

When I was younger, I loved to jump big fences. I loved the thrill and the air time. 4′ courses were just a regular lesson. When I started eventing there was no Beginner Novice and the Novice fences looked very manageable, even on a green horse. But the older I get, the smaller my comfort […]

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Were you fearless as a kid?

The video below shows a kid of maybe 9 or 10 jumping fences that are about 3’6″ or 4′. It’s a lovely horse that’s taking excellent care of its rider. But you have to give some credit to the kid for riding down to a fence that may be as tall as he is. I […]

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Got nerves? Jane Savoie can help

While many people love to compete in equestrian sports, some also suffer from debilitating anxiety and nerves. Jane Savoie is well known in the industry¬† — not just for being a world class rider but also for her insights into overcoming anxiety and fear. Here’s link to Jane giving a lecture at the USEF George […]

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