Support for mothers who also love horses

Month: May 2018

Horse Riding After Babies: What No-one Tells You

After my daughter was born I felt like a huge part of me was missing. I really struggled with letting go of who I used to be and embracing my new role as my tiny humans live in slave. I was simultaneously celebrating my new role as a mum, and grieving the loss of who I used to be. Melodramatic? Maybe. But, as a mum, I am sure that you understand how the arrival of a baby can also bring on the arrival of a MAJOR identity crisis. Fast forward 16 months, and I’m now back doing the sport I love. But let me tell y’all now that it is not without its challenges. Learning to ride the first time was a difficult enough, learning to re-ride after having a baby, well that takes the cake. That’s why today I wanted to get a little bit personal and talk about the things that no one tells you about returning to horse riding after babies…

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8 Horse Podcasts You Have to Download Today

Podcasts seem to be all the rage these days and are the new form of books! One of my favourite PB (pre-children) activities used to be reading anything and everything horse related from books to blogs, but adult life is BUSY y’all. Being an adult with children, well just forget about it. I may as well burn my books, magazines and computer. Because between work, my side hustles, study commitments and raising my children I don’t have time for much else. Heck, I just manage to squeeze in a weekly riding! But, because I’m a mama I’m resourceful and a super multi-tasker… and thanks to those newfound skills, and some accidental googling I stumbled across something that lets me get that horse-related info fix AND doesn’t really require me to take any time out of my day. SAY WHAT?! The secret …. horse podcasts.

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