Kindred Spirits.Anton and Me.

“You and Anton are kindred spirits.” My coach Belinda Trussell said this to me on a day she had been riding her Grand Prix mount Anton. “Is that because we are both ‘elders’?” I asked. “It’s because you both have so much energy! And because you are both older.” Belinda replied. WHO IS ANTON? Belinda…

Monday Minstrel: The Zodiacal Horse.

In the Chinese twelve year zodiac cycle the horse is number seven. The mythology is that all the animals had to race across a river and that was how their order in the zodiac was determined. So why was the horse, so fast and fleet of foot, only in seventh place? That happened because the…

200,000 Views!

Today I looked at the insights for Horse Addict and saw how many views there have been of the posts on the blog. Two Hundred Thousand plus! This may not be up there with the Social Media Influencers who have that many views on an hourly basis but for me it is a wonderful milestone….

Solving problems before they become issues!

I think that anyone who watches this video will enjoy it whether or not they ride, or have a horse, or even know any horses. This video is of German Olympian Isabel Werth riding Emilio, in the Grand Prix Freestyle, at the German Dressage Championships. Isabel is the most decorated equestrian in the world and…

Monday Minstrel: Crayons!

“That’s the wonderful thing about crayons, they can take you to more places than a starship.” Whoopi Goldberg, in the role of Guinan, in Star Trek Next Generation. Happy Monday everyone! Keep smiling!

Totilas: the Demise of a Superstar.

Unforgettable is also the explanation of the rider that he didn’t feel anything of an injury in the saddle. And also the judges did not make a good impression. They could have ended the test. If only they had the courage.”– Isabell Werth Isabell Werth has the courage to speak the truth about that last time…