We last heard from Ainsley and JJ pre-pandemic. Since then, life has been a roller coaster, and not just for the obvious reasons. JJ came up lame and, following many vet visits, there’s finally a...» Read More!
Sometimes things do not go as planned, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something of value to be gained. In this week’s Lessons Learned, republished from our sister website Horse Nation, Ainsley Jacobs discusses just...» Read More!
Taking a clinic with a world champion eventer is a great opportunity to learn and develop as a rider. It also provides the chance to ask a question that’s been burning for over a decade. When I...» Read More!
After a week at the Kentucky Horse Park in my Ride Heels Down vendor booth and hanging out with JJ, it was time for the real reason we came – competing in the USEA American Eventing Championships!...» Read More!
In this week’s Lessons Learned, Ainsley Jacobs reminisces on the importance of sharing when it comes to showing horses. Where would most of us be without it? I think I’ll keep him. 🙂 Photo by Abigail Goodwin....» Read More!
“We’re average, but at least we’re consistently average.” In this week’s Lessons Learned, Ainsley Jacobs discusses feeling average as she continues to compete on JJ in eventing. Decent dressage, but still needs work. Photo by...» Read More!
In this week’s Lessons Learned, Ainsley Jacobs takes a look at what she learned from competing in less-than-desirable weather and footing conditions. JJ being perfect, as usual. Photo by Erik Jacobs/P.TEN Marketing. Although it was...» Read More!
With another event coming up soon, it was time for Ainsley Jacobs and her horse JJ to hit the practice field to work on some trouble spots: down banks and ditches. What did Ainsley learn?...» Read More!
I was SO proud of JJ for how he stepped up to every question! Photo by Danielle Ayan | eye-on-images.com. Coach Lauren Turner of River Birch Farm arranged for us to have a private clinic with legendary international event...» Read More!
Earlier this year, my coach Lauren Turner of River Birch Farm offered to put together a field trip to Florida for her team. I had so much fun wintering in Ocala last year that I said yes, of course! We hauled...» Read More!