In Case of Emergency


I spent this past weekend in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It was a holiday weekend, the peak time for leaf peepers to visit the region to see the fall foliage. But I wasn’t there for that. I was here.   I was at SOLO for a weekend wilderness […]

Emergency First Aid For Horse People


ICE. In Case of Emergency. You’re an equestrian. At some point there will be an emergency. A recent tragedy at the barn where I board my horse glaringly showed holes in my knowledge and preparation. Every single rider, trainer and worker at this stable is experienced, and yet when first […]

ICE for Equestrians


We had a tragedy at the barn. A rider came off and had to be air-lifted to a Boston hospital. She was in the indoor arena, which is up a driveway from the stables. Fortunately, two were riding that day. But both riders had left their phones in the tack […]

Always Ride With Your Phone