Addiction and an Attitude of Gratitude!

Addiction: “the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity. ” When I chose the name of this blog Horse Addict I understood I was an addict. Horses and riding are my drugs of choice. If I am feeling anxious, or gloomy or upset I know that when I get to…

Vision. Courage. Perseverance.

The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it. The courage to get on to it and the perseverance to follow it. Kalpana Chawla Kalpana Chawla was the First Indian-American woman in space. Born in Haryana , India in 1962 she died February 1, 2003, aboard Space Shuttle…

Gorgeous and Accomplished!

You know you are off to a good start in a clinic when the clinician, who happens to be a 4* judge,watches your warm up your horse and says.: “What a gorgeous horse!” However that does NOT mean she will not have lots of corrections and useful critiques to give me on how I can…

Monday Minstrel: Riding the Teeter Totter!

Do not worry! I am not referring to the Teeter Totter of Life! This is the Monday Minstrel and I only aim to entertain and sprinkle a bit of helpful information around. If you follow this blog you will know that my Florida coach Luis Denizard (Lou to his friends) always has some ‘outside the…

A Leap of Faith!

Yesterday I felt the world was spinning in a frantic cycle of bad news. The fires in Australia and the loss of life there both human and animal was what disturbed me the most. It was time to go for a hack . Fortunatley I had already told my Florida coach Lou Denizard that I…

Success!

Belinda has been tireless encouraging me to persist.

‘Brilliant’ or ‘Real Life’?

“Which horse will I get today?” That was what I asked myself when I arrived at the barn today. You can never be 100% certain with horses. This past week my horse Biasini had been a couple of different horses. We have cold weather and that means he will always have a lot of energy….