Collision of Worlds

At last weekend’s show, a friend came along to cheer. Picture it this way. On one side, a woman I had ridden with back when Hector was a pup. Our world had been hunters, eventing, dressage, and jumpers. We had swapped horses, gone on roadtrips, and fencejudged together. On the other side, a crowd ofContinue reading “Collision of Worlds”

Remembering Etta

A year ago today, the world lost a wonderful person and I lost a dear friend. Etta was fierce in her defense of her students, be they riding or academic. There were times that she got her students through dressage tests and around courses on willpower alone. She never let anyone, particularly the students themselves,Continue reading “Remembering Etta”