Why horse riding can be more secure than walking…

You might think I’m kidding, but I’m actually serious about it! Horse riding can be more secure than walking under some kind of circumstances. Let me mention some examples from my own life: 1. Dangerous animals in the forest Snakes The possibility to be bitten by a snake is much higher by feet. Lately I’ve…

The road to happiness

Did you know that happiness is the road itself? Today I found a very interesting article online that explains this very well. The article is telling us about the 10 easiest ways to feel happy. And it stroked me that you’ll only find this magic state of mind while you’re actually going after it. While…

The American, Irish and Oriental festival in Turin

Last Saturday I went to a big festival in Turin. It will run over two weekends, and you need a lot of time to visit it all! You’ll find the American/Country western festival with the horse arena at the beginning. Then you’ll need to pass the Irish festival to get to the Oriental festival.  Such…

Ready for a change

This year I’m actually turning 40, and it’s time for a change. I think it’s now or never to choose a new career path! Today I’m in Turin looking at different courses. I’ve realized that taking a course might be the right way to find a totally new kind of job. Hard competition Finding a…

Why natural is better

Today I got a special visit at the equestrian center. A professional dog groomer came to take a look at the horses, and he explained me why we all should choose the natural style.   I’m one of those “crazy” horse owners that let my “poor” horse stay outside – day and night – totally…

Riding with a side pull

I´ve bought a custom made side pull at a horse event some time ago. I decided to try it out in the riding ground, and it works well! Riding bitless is really nice for both horse and rider. You don´t have to worry about not pulling the horse´s mouth and the horse relaxes a lot…

My old Australian stocksaddle

I´ve got a new chair in the living room… It´s actually my old Australian stock saddle. Oh gosh how it brings out a lot of memories! I bought this “art piece” while I was studying in the north-west of Australia. It was allready 30 years old – at least. Today it´s probably around 50-60 years…

How to clean your saddle gear

  The most boring part of horse riding might be the maintenance part… This involves cleaning your horse, the stable, the box and not to forget your saddle gear. We often clean our horses until they shine as a Barbie doll horses. But that doesn´t help if we throw a filthy-looking saddle on top of…

Reusing old furniture in a smart way

If you´re a horse owner, then you might have many expenses as well. You might not always be able to buy new furnitures for the house, but you will always be able to reuse old furniture. There are many ways to reuse furniture. You might redo the whole object into something new and different, or…

The magic way to eat in Italy

After a week with rain pooring down, I feel like writing about food and how we eat in Italy. No reason to write about horse riding at the moment – I´ve been quite lazy lately! Also because Soray has got a strange problem with her back leg at the moment. I´m not sure wether she´s…