Letting the Emotions Pass, a Horse-Girl’s Perspective on Anxiety in (and out) of the Show-Ring

This will be the title of my second book. But, on the edge of my current emotion, a little peace, a little excitement, a can of Pepsi, (I drink 2 a day right now. Sponsorship?) I thought I'd type out the thoughts I had while cooling my horse off from a good cross-country school. A [...]

Spring (Winter) in Aiken: Part II. I’m eating a lot and Patty Cake was right about becoming a ballerina

In the next few paragraphs I reflect on the gratefulness I have for my home-barn, semi-ammy lifestyle, and career decisions. But, I don't want that to take away from the immense gratefulness I have for my current situation working at an incredible facility, riding incredible horses, AND having access to some of the best coaching [...]

Spring in Aiken : Part 1

I've been sharing so many product reviews , and the Holidays were packed with gift guides, I thought it would be a good idea to transition into 2021 with a new small series narrating my time quarantined in Aiken. After spending the past few months working between my apartment, competing, and then back to my [...]

Gift Guide :: Claire’s Wishlist from Corro Shop

After being accepted to the Corro Shop affiliate program a few months ago, I didn't do much research or browsing to see what products they carried. Then, their marketing team reached out directly to schedule a Zoom call. I did my usual 30-minute prep to see what products this shop carried to find my favorite [...]

Cell Coil //PEMF for You + Your Horse

PEMF treatment , or pulsed electromagnetic field therapy, is FDA approved as an effective for pain relief, wound healing, and positive effects of regeneration of musculoskeletal tissues such as cartilage, bone, tendon and ligament. Frye is noticeably more relaxed while receiving her PEMF treatment via the Cell Coils. I have been a huge fan of [...]

Fill Your Grooming Tote for the Holidays!

*Affiliate Links are used in this post! Are you still making your own Christmas list or wanting to treat your horse for the Holidays? I love an updated Grooming Tote and to fill my tack trunk with new supplies in the off-season! Corro Shop has the best prices and great brands! I've snagged a few [...]

Blanket Shop

If you haven't visit the Corro Shop, add them to your list of top horse apparel stops. They carry top brands like Back on Track, Absorbine, Thinline, Wahl, and More! I'll be updating my Rider's Gift Guide soon, but in the meantime I'm sharing some of my favorite blankets! I usually shop Weatherbeeta as the [...]

Big Dee’s Tack & Vet Supply // My Grooming Bag and Vet Box Upgrade (Coupon Code Included!)

Enjoy 10 % off with coupon code : Insta203 Big Dee's Tack & Vet Supply originated in 1976 as a shop which sold mostly standardbred equipment and hoped to offer equipment and tack at affordable prices, but since this period the shop has expanded extensively to carry vet supplies, tack, supplements, and apparel across disciplines. [...]

Money Saving Hacks // The Rider Pinching Pennies to run at an FEI.

Let us all be honest with ourselves that it is a great privilege to be able to ride, own a horse, compete, or take any part in this sport. I am so grateful for the opportunities I've been granted, and if I weren't so determined to compete at the upper-levels and take as many lessons [...]