We all have those New Year’s Resolutions set, but it never hurts to set one a little after the New Year! Have you set any goals for you and your horse for 2016? Now is a great time to start thinking about some goals. This will help you evaluate your 2015 career and look into the future for 2016 to envision where you would like to see you and your horse. You can even try something that you’ve never done before! If you haven’t set any horse related goals yet, here are a few ideas:
Improve your relationship with your horse
Try a different discipline
Train hard and attend a circuit show you’ve never been to before
Meet new horse friends
Attend a clinic
Spend more time with your horse!
Get yourself in solid equestrian shape
Give that older horse in your barn some more TLC
Get back in the show ring!
Go on an overnight trail ride with friends
Shadow your vet for a day
Subscribe to an educational horsey magazine
Sell some of your older / unused equipment
Make some homemade horse treats
Educate yourself on equine nutrition and make sure your horse is getting the best of the best
Switch horses with your friend for a ride
Teach someone that has always loved horses how to ride
Give back by dedicating your time to a therapeutic riding center
No goal is too big and no goal is too small! Get out there with your horse and enjoy 2016! Happy New Year!
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