Friday, December 30, 2016


I'm trying to be a more educated individual, however most of my free time is in a car. I don't intend to maim myself by reading a book and driving so I've thought about podcasts. I know there are some super interesting and awesome ones out there. Fill me in, what are your favorites and where do you find them? Both horsey and non-horsey work just fine!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

December 10 Questions

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Because I'm still struggling to find time to write up a yearly recap and goals post so here is some filler in the meantime ft. pictures of me and my pony Shiloh showing in July 2008.

Does your horse need shoes? Ugh yes. Riesling has princess shoes. Crossing my fingers baby Z won't need them.

What do you think of the barefoot vs shoes debate? Every horse is different. Id prefer to have a horse barefoot but that just isn't possible with all horses.

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Favorite season for riding? I love fall. The mosquito are dead, it is still warm, no rain, ect.


How many shows do you think you've gone to? Oh I'd say probably 20 or so on the local hunter jumper circuit growing up. Since high school I've attended 2 rated USDF shows. I've spectated at many many more.

Do you consider yourself a good rider? Far from it. I'm about average probably depending on the day. I'm working to be a great rider.

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Have you ever gotten into a fight with your trainer? I've gotten in a few with past trainers. One was just a bitch who took my money but ignored me in lessons. But my version of a fight is where internally I think I'm badass but really I just hide from her and avoid all interaction.

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Describe your dream horse. To be honest, there are so many I want with different qualities. At this point in my life, I would like a tall black mare with a lot of chrome. She will have no mareish behavior. Her feet will only require trims and her tail will be long and gorgeous. She would be a thoroughbred X warmblood. She will have natural ability to do high level dressage and be totally amateur friendly. She enjoys trail rides and jumping occasionally. She will also be nearly immortal and never be hurt or sick. I'm hoping to find her in a few years via a Winndeco baby. Her name shall be Winzerkeller. Barn name: Princess Majikal Unicorn

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Does anyone in your family ride? Mi Madre! I'm so happy that after her long hiatus she took back to it again.

If you could ride any horse in the world, which one would it be? I don't think I could narrow it down to just one if we have to go with my wild dreams. At this point, the realistic horses I really want to ride would be Zeitgeist and Winntalker. If I could steal a bloggers horse? I'd love to be able to ride Rico from A Enter Spooking in his prime.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Winter Busy Bee

Happy Holidays y'all! Ive been busy with finals and travel but Im back and have a whole boatload of stories to share with you! I hope everyone is enjoying their December

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Through Red Tape

Here is a school update for y'all!
Snow Pic from last winter bc I haven't taken any yet 

Remember all that red tape I had to get through to continue on my degree? I have finally gotten through it. I passed that Calc class I kept failing, failed that dumb one credit again last semester but just last night passed out, financial aid is going steady, and I'm ready to take the last of my pre-reqs and apply to the college of business and economics next spring! I don't know how much longer it will take to graduate, but I'm taking the scenic route. 

I have finals on Monday and honestly this semester was so great. This is the first time in my entire education that I've enjoyed classes, and I've actually entertained the thought of getting an MBA. Like what did I turn into? I don't know, but I love it. I am on the track for two A's in my classes and was able to really live my life this semester (minus the whole broken foot). 

The year didn't go as planned by any means, but I am really really happy with how it turned out so far. I'll be doing a year wrap up and goals here in just a few days, stay tuned! 

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

A Gift

As the holidays approach, I've come to realize my true specialty in life. Losing everything. And it is always important stuff. And instantaneously.

After the house sitter from hell, I was suddenly paranoid that some hooligan stole my passport. I mean, how else do 17 year olds get away with buying alcohol??

I had left my passport on my desk and I swear to god I cleared it like three separate times and it wasn't there. But somehow, last night, when I just barely glanced at my desk, it was sticking out from the pile of crap. Like..what the hell?

So that was nice..but strange. I also finally got my new driver's license in the mail last night. Guess what I literally just lost? My drivers license. HOW?? WHAT IS MY LIFE???

And as a final "lets make you feel crazy, Micaylah" from the universe, I put a dog blanket on one of the dogs I was house sitting on Sunday before I left him in the kennel and went to dinner. When I came back, it was gone. Just gone. Not even shreds of a blanket somewhere?? I'm losing my mind.