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An Amateur Moment With: Laurel White

We're bringing back the Amateur Moments blog series to celebrate the stories of everyday, hardworking adult equestrians and what they do to balance life, work, and horses. Laurel White is the founder of Elysian Movement, a new yoga studio tailoring yoga specifically for equestrians.

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An Ammy Moment With: Jordan Basham

Welcome to the Ammy Moments series! We'll be connecting with adult amateur riders all across the community to shine a light on the riders balancing horse life with "real life" & dig into how they make it all work. Know an ammy you'd love to be featured? Are you an ammy that would like to be featured yourself? Hit us up on our "Contact Us" page! Jordan Basham, a Virginia-based college senior, has been riding since she was 5. Now in her twenties, she tackles the last year of her pre-law program at George Mason University and celebrates 13 years with her Thoroughbred cross, iCandy (AKA Tucker). We connected with Jordan to learn more about her riding background, how she balances college...

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Barn Closed? Here are some ways to get your horse fix.

For the past few weeks, life as we know it has been changing by the day - sometimes even by the hour. If you'd asked me on February 23rd, just a scant month ago, if half of us would be working at home in quarantine, some of us unemployed entirely, and a nation-wide toilet paper shortage was constantly dominating news headlines... Well, I wouldn't have believed it. But here we are. Another uncomfortable aspect of our new reality is that increased quarantine measures and shelter-in-place orders are now affecting our barn life, too. Some are lucky enough to have their horses at home or may be at private barns where social distancing is much more feasible. For a lot of...

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