By: Barbara Aitken Jenkins Dear Rider, The moment you learned I was in my mother’s belly, you started daydreaming about… Read more Dear Rider,
Get That Globe, Someday
By: Barbara Aitken Jenkins It’s officially been eleven days since I traveled home from my first AQHA World Championship Show… Read more Get That Globe, Someday
Grit and Grace
By: Barbara Aitken Jenkins Success in the horse industry requires a strong combination of grit and grace. As a stay-at-home… Read more Grit and Grace
A Missed Shot
By: Barbara Aitken Jenkins Well, that didn’t go as planned. “A strong start, followed by a penalty, with a mediocre… Read more A Missed Shot
Riding in the Dark
By: Barbara Aitken Jenkins As a full-time marketing and communications professional who commutes forty-five minutes, I often don’t get home… Read more Riding in the Dark
The Fabulous (Fuzzy) Miss Shiney
I’m going to the AQHA World Championship Show with a fuzzy horse. And that’s okay with me. When I qualified in… Read more The Fabulous (Fuzzy) Miss Shiney
School of Thought
By: Barbara Aitken Jenkins I see your break of gait and will raise you an OP. As I reflect on… Read more School of Thought
I am qualified.
I am qualified. Those are the words I’ve dreamed about saying out loud since I smelled the mix of dirt,… Read more I am qualified.
By: Barbara Aitken Jenkins One day when I was around ten-years-old, my mom pointed a woman out to me at… Read more Making It.
The Arena Bound Amateur: Horses Are Forever In Our Hearts
In the last month, I’ve said goodbye to two horses. I sold one and buried the other. Neither was easy.… Read more The Arena Bound Amateur: Horses Are Forever In Our Hearts