By Lead Bay Betsy Kelley
Whether you have grand prix goals or just want to become the best version of yourself as a rider, it all takes time and patience. We are naturally inclined to be creatures who seek instant gratification, and the uphill struggle and inevitable plateaus that come along with learning a high-level skill set can be daunting. Personally, I thrive on those moments where you finally nail something that has been eluding you; but trust me, I spend my fair share of time in the dredges. Continue reading “Perfection Is For Quitters”
By Guest Bay Nina Arroyo-Lopez
What is the right way to be a trainer? That is not a question with just one correct answer. It all comes back to, what kind of client you are working with. Is my client confident and brave? What are their goals? Is my client struggling with self confidence? So many factors are playing a big role, and rarely are two clients needs exactly the same. Continue reading “A Trainer’s Perspective”
It’s easy to be fearless when you’re young; it feels like a right of passage to hit the dirt, dust yourself off, get back on the horse and try it again. Fast forward to your Adult Ammy years; now you have a job, a mortgage, and would probably rather spend your vacation time on a sandy beach than on your couch realizing just how much more the ground HURTS these days. Continue reading “Unbreakable; When Fashion and Safety Collide.”
In 2017, I was lucky enough to travel to the famed horse park in Lexington, Kentucky for what would turn out to be the final official Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event (now formally known as the Land Rover Kentucky 3-Day Event. “Are you going to Land Rover this year?” just doesn’t quite have the same ring that “Heading to Rolex” does.) With my Press Pass clutched firmly in my hand and the world’s ugliest pinny proudly adorned on my chest, I was able to watch (and shoot) this incredible event from the birds-eye-view provided to official photographers.
Continue reading “Photo Set: Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event 2017”