The time between Christmas and New Year's is usually a time to reflect on the previous 365 days and how far we've come. I'm always guilty of this because I've caught myself saying that the year has gone by so quickly, but then again, you feel as though it hasn't. It is better to fail … Continue reading Thankful for a Successful 2014
While I'm a day late for Veterans' Day, I'm still always thankful and supportive of our veterans. My husband is an Air Force veteran, and my grandfathers were veterans. Like others, I've gone to school with veterans and call veterans my friend. Everyday I'm thankful for the sacrifice veterans give for our freedoms, so I … Continue reading Helping Wounded Veterans: Oscar Mike
Botulism in horses is a very misunderstood disease. My current full-time employer actually makes the one (and only) vaccination against botulism Type B, but it isn't a very popular vaccine...yet. In order to combat the misunderstanding of the disease, and the unfamiliarity of the importance of regular botulism vaccinations, I worked with my company to … Continue reading Horse Health–Botulism: More Deadly Than Wrinkles
For this #ThrowbackThursday post, I found an article published in the October 2012 issue of Western Shooting Horse Magazine where I spoke with one shooter who learned how to balance life as a mother, trainer, and shooter. Considering I'm going to have to learn that delicate balance of mother and professional, I thought this would … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Kayce Amsden Finds Balance
It was an awesome four days in Charleston, South Carolina! Not only is the city beautiful, but the experience of the American Horse Publications Seminar was spectacular. I learned a lot, met a lot of new people, rekindled old friendships, and did lots of networking. The event was capped off with the annual awards, where … Continue reading AHP Seminar Wrap-Up: Awards, Networking & Friendship
Big news today!! I just received an email from the American Horse Publications that I have been named a Finalist for the 2013 awards! Here's the official press release: The Wait is Over! American Horse Publications Names Finalists in 2014 Awards Competition APRIL 21, 2014 – Sixty-four American Horse Publications members are named finalists in … Continue reading American Horse Publications Finalist!
Growing up, I would have loved to have attended a high school that also had horsemanship classes. Granted I grew up on a horse farm and had my own horses that I could ride everyday, but I know how much I enjoyed breaking up my regular classes with a couple of rides on team horses … Continue reading Horsemanship & Humanities: Class is in Session at the Orme School