Welcome to Guest Blogs!!
Please let me know if you are interested in submitting a guest blog! You don't need to be a Groom - although that would be nice....Our Guests can be any Horse Professional that has a story about Grooms. Or Grooming. Or a really funny Blooper story. (just to get the ball rolling!)
Pro Groom Kerri's Road to the Olympics started many moons ago - with a bit of luck, a lot of trust, and a great support system, Kerri shares her journey.
The last qualifying show for the US dressage team in Europe may decide the Olympic Team! Pro Groom Kerri lets us peek behind the scenes.
What's better than being a Pro Groom in Europe, headed for the Olympics? Down time.
Pro Groom Kerri reporting from Europe on the day to day goings on with the US Dressage Team!
More fun behind the scenes stuff about competing in Europe!
We pick up with Kerri on her arrival in Europe and getting settled. And also a little bit about the food.
Join Pro Groom Kerri on her journey to the Olympics taking care of Rosie!
Many of us face obstacles in our horse riding and our jobs with horses. Learn to spot the signs of burn out and what to do about it!
How the NASC can make your life as a groom and horse owner easier for you! Learn how the NASC works with supplement companies.
Loads more info on how herbs, essential oils, and horses can go hand in hand.
A history of herbs and essential oils, and how they can be used for the benefit of your horse!
Heather Daniels from Outside the Horsebox shares her experiences with learning a "new language" when she moved from the US to the UK.
Kim Wende from Passionate Horsemanship shares her thoughts on positive reinforcement, patting, and horse training.
Some great tips and tricks for a Groom to use when calling a dressage test.
A great blog by our friend Fiona Dearing from Remote-Coach.com. She chats about what to expect as your new horse joins your barn!
Some great ideas and guidelines for caring for your new helmet.
Tips and tricks for finding the perfect fitting helmet!
How to deter a horse that paws in his stall or cross ties.
How to help your horse to understand staying quiet and still in the cross ties.
Understand how horses think to improve their ground manners.
What is it like to be a massage therapist? What is it all about?
A very special sub-set of Grooms, also known as the Mom. This is the story of Marcia Cooper, and her experiences as a Groom. I mean Mom. OK, both!
Sure, most of us know how to pick a stall. Do you know how to do it Backstretch style?
A new way to think of Grooming - more listening and less chore. Everyone wins.
Our friend, Dana Cooke, is the Assistant Equestrian Director for The Forks, in NC. This is her story about the trip to the Pan Ams.
Specific stretches and exercises to gear you up for a long day of grooming.
Beyond Grooming tells the story of Michelle, and how working as a Groom influenced her, and landed her a pretty sweet deal!