Riding and writing have revealed to me that there is more to life than what we see and what scientifically can be explained.  I write about my experience with horses, people, my rural roots, and my passion for the inner-city of Kansas City, whose residents remind me so poignantly and comfortingly of the people I grew up with in the country.

As long as I can, and with as much time as I can offer, I will respond directly to your comments. I may even turn your questions  into blogs and social media posts. Together, I know we will make discoveries that can help many horses and riders.

A Horse and Saddle of One’s Own

A Horse and Saddle of One’s Own

October 17, 2019 | Lisa's Horseback Trip 2012 Caption #1: None Caption # 2: My first saddle at 8. A 16" Hereford, which I rode on my 1982, 3,000-mile horseback trek. I saw a video today of girls competing in a stick horse competition, racing, jumping, prancing. I...

Endurance on a Long-distance Ride

Endurance on a Long-distance Ride

It was the second week of my 500-mile horseback trip the summer of 2012, and I was in the depths of my endurance—the only way I know to put it. We were approaching a couple’s home in rural Vernon County, Missouri. Harmon and Lanie would graciously put us up for the...