Endurance and Infinite Game Theory

Endurance and Infinite Game Theory

Photo by Dawn Hilliard. The Wednesday night prior to the Old Dominion ride, I lie in my little trailer, listening to the pouring rain, relentless on the roof. “Why am I doing this?” One of the worst things about the sport, in my experience, is being warm and dry while...
Guest Blog Post from Sam Lewis

Guest Blog Post from Sam Lewis

Written by Samantha Lewis So, what is your word? Disclaimer: No names have been changed to protect the identity of anyone referenced in this post because they deserve all the credit. Upon diagnosis, my God-fearing, Jesus-loving, eccentric friend Jacki Jo asked me what...
Patience and Puzzles

Patience and Puzzles

  The older I get, the more time I have. [Patti Carey. No, really. I just googled it and no one said it yet, and I’m telling you this is all me.] This is true about a lot of my life, but markedly so with the horses. I’ve often commented flippantly to people...
Musings from Mile 87

Musings from Mile 87

Writer’s Note: This was drafted on April 23, 2021, nearly a year ago. I opted to delay publishing it until today. I edited it some. Why publish it at all? Because the details of my story may not be that important, but the message it sends to (mostly) women in a...
Pam Karner’s Gaucho Derby Adventure

Pam Karner’s Gaucho Derby Adventure

(Photo credit to Sarah Farnsworth.) Note from Patti: Anyone who knows my friend Pam Karner knows that she is a force of nature. She is a veterinarian and a Ride Manager and an endurance rider, and beyond that she is unfiltered and generous and hilarious and just a wee...