Adult amateur event blogger Ainsley Jacobs has been chronicling how she finds the takeaway lesson from the good, the bad and the ugly in her equestrian experience. Her horse JJ has been rehabbing from a...» Read More!
While her horse JJ rehabilitates from a ligament injury, Ainsley Jacobs is rewinding to past chapters from their journey: today’s story rolls back to mid-November 2014. After such a rough first Beginner Novice event, we...» Read More!
And the award for “shortest amount of time it takes to fall off during #NoStirrupsNovember” goes to … me!! I didn’t even last 30 seconds. Here’s the story: Ah, November 1st. It’s a time to...» Read More!
I’ve had a lot of ups and downs lately. We’ve had struggles and successes, but it’s been tricky to do anything regularly. I figure the more events we can go to, the more practice we’ll...» Read More!
After months of waiting, wishing, and hoping, much like a child does in anticipation of Christmas morning, I got the news that I was not selected to ride in the George Morris clinic at Blackjack...» Read More!
In my 20+ years of riding, I’ve thrown my leg over hundreds of horses. Many have been lesson horses, and while most were happy to cart me around without a care in the world, there...» Read More!
Ainsley Jacobs is an adult amateur eventer whose blog focuses on learning the lesson at the heart of every day with horses, from the good to the bad to the ugly. While her horse JJ is...» Read More!
Yeah yeah, I know that’s a pretty Negative Nancy blog title, but don’t give up hope for happiness just yet! February 6-7 was our second-ever USEA recognized 3-phase event, and just like the first time...» Read More!
After our fairly decent off-farm Novice CT debut in November, I was feeling good about moving up to a Novice three-phase for 2016. Bright and early on January 1st, we headed over to Go With...» Read More!
JJ has been on stall rest since he came up lame at our last event. We had the vet out to check him several times. She X-rayed, she ultrasounded, and she gave an unconfirmed diagnosis:...» Read More!
Do you remember the sad feeling of a fantasy fading away when you figured out that Santa wasn’t real? I found myself struck by that feeling again yesterday when I saw my first display of...» Read More!
Taking the plunge and deciding at some point in time that you are going to pursue the horse life opposed to following in the footsteps of so many fellow Americans as they lead “normal” existences,...» Read More!
When I sat down to write my first story for EN’s new blogging feature, I felt a little bit under-qualified to write for an experienced audience. What I could write about and offer the eventing-blogging...» Read More!