Gillian Warner

Pony Club: The Real Life “Saddle Club”

Growing up, I was obsessed with “The Saddle Club”. When I first started riding, I didn’t want to do anything other than form my own group that spent our days ha...

Adding Enrichment to Horse Management

Horses are curious animals that thrive on social interactions in herds while spending their time outside grazing. It’s ideal to create environments in which hor...

Grit Through Growth

The other day, in two separate conversations with friends, the concept of “grit” came up. Each of us had read (or are in the process of reading) Grit: The Power...

Celebrating Evolving Partnerships

Am I the only one who celebrates my horse’s birthday? Even my non-horsey friends are used to it at this point, sending ‘happy birthday’ texts to my horse Eri...

A Holistic Approach to Measuring Success

At the end of last semester, one of my professors had us write a paper reflecting on our experiences over the last few years, and how they will shape our move i...