My First Day at CrossFit

I’ve got a lot of work to do on my own fitness to make myself the best rider I can be. My cardiovascular endurance is basically zero, and my strength ain’t all that, either. I’ve read and heard a lot about CrossFit and, with the motivation of getting in shape to ride, I finally went … Continue reading

Trying a New Barn

As I mentioned in my first post on this blog, I’m considering changing barns. I still feel kind of bad about it, but much less so after I tried a lesson this week at a new barn. Wednesday evening, I changed into my breeches and tall boots (this always makes me feel happy) and headed … Continue reading

Cantering: No Longer a Can’t

I had a lesson last night. I wasn’t sure how it would go; I woke up way early to drop my husband off to go out of town, worked all day (and work is a new job, ergo totally overwhelming), then finally got out to the barn. I managed to get a 20 minute nap … Continue reading

Climbing Into the Saddle

Welcome to my new equestrian blog. I’m a new equestrian, and it’s a new blog, so that applies two ways. Here, I plan to talk about my experiences with riding; this sort of encompasses general fitness (so I can ride better) and weight loss (see previous parens). So, let’s do an introduction, shall we? My … Continue reading