SLB Equestrian

Daily Struggles

Everyday is wonderful when it’s full of these amazing, albeit at times, quirky creatures. There is nothing that can bring more peace that being around a horse. Or anxiety if they are trying to unload you. But it is that sense of liveliness that has drawn people to horses for hundreds of years. Now most…

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Making Goals

Sometimes inspiration hits and you find something to work towards. For me, someday I want to take my horses somewhere there is palm trees in the winter. After visiting my dear friend in Wellington, it became very apparent to me that this is something that I need to do in my life at some point…

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The Lonely Road

I started writing this about being alone. And how lonely it can be chasing after dreams of making horses a career, of making this my livelihood. But it’s really not about being alone. It’s about surrounding yourself with the right people. This small, exclusive group is the best support that you will ever have. Sometimes…

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Stealing a glance back

2019 has been a roller-coaster of a year, that is the only way to describe it. Starting off with things that couldn’t be controlled, like mother nature. The whole season got off to a sluggish start after a winter that just could not let let go of its grip on the Midwest. Which lead to…

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Merry Christmas!

(With a little surprise announcement) A big Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone! From our family to yours! With Love from Samantha, Mac, Spike, Evelyn and the cutest photo-bomber every (Anna)

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Wise words

This is the goal with all the horses. Not just the young ones. My hope is to give them enough of an education that it will help them no matter where they go. This is why it is so important to keep learning and growing ourselves for the betterment of the horses.

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Respecting the Journey

A story usually doesn’t write itself in a day. Most people don’t learn how to play an instrument in a week. And even fewer have the discipline and motivation to keep at it for more than a month. Horses and learning to communicate with them is an art form that can transpire over years if…

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Taking a Gamble

Horses in general are a gamble. If you are in the game long enough you have enough experiences to confirm this, and know even more people that have supporting evidence. Nothing about them is for sure. One of those gambles is taking a horse from the track and retraining them. Over time, you can develop…

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Don’t complain about the heat

Oh the dynamic roller coaster that is the weather in the Midwest… The best way to describe it is that you may encounter all four seasons in the matter of 24 hours. So hang onto your hats. This spring has been no exception to this observation. And after one of the wettest and most miserable…

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