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My Experiences with the United States Pony Club

Simply put, the United States Pony Club is: the best thing you can do for any young, aspiring equestriana necessity for any future horsemana fabulous organization for girls and boys a likean excellent outreach and educational program a wonderful foundation for equestrians of all levels and disciplinesthe greatest equine program your money can pay forpretty… Continue reading My Experiences with the United States Pony Club

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Cross Training Schedule from an Equestrian, Dancer, and Track Athlete

Often times I hear my self rattle off all of my activities and question how I manage to fit it all in. Miraculously I find the time to train and compete as a varsity equestrian, dancer, and track athlete. Although each of these sports keeps me in shape, I still feel like it's not enough.… Continue reading Cross Training Schedule from an Equestrian, Dancer, and Track Athlete

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Tips for Managing School and Riding – Advice from a 4.0 Student and Varsity Equestrian

Tips for Managing School & Riding - Advice from a 4.0 Student & Varsity Equestrian School, no matter what the grade or degree, can be draining; draining of energy, time, passion, and even emotion. Granted, I am only a senior in high school, but having achieved a 4.94 GPA during my first semester of my… Continue reading Tips for Managing School and Riding – Advice from a 4.0 Student and Varsity Equestrian

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Roeckl Maryland Glove

Hi everyone! Shop the Roeckl Maryland Gloves Here! My all time favorite glove company is easily Roeckl. Founded in 1893 in Munich, Germany by a leather tailor, this company is one of the best in the game. Roeckl makes equine gloves for all disciplines, ages, and genders. Not only that, but Roeckl makes amazing gloves… Continue reading Roeckl Maryland Glove

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Day in the Life of a Varsity Equestrian and Track Athlete

Hi there! I am so glad to see that you have decided to join me for a day in my life. My life is pretty busy, there is no doubt about that, but I would not have it any other way. I am so grateful for every opportunity God has blessed me with, and I… Continue reading Day in the Life of a Varsity Equestrian and Track Athlete

college, lifestyle, school

Home Stretch

The fact that my last day of high school is May 15 blows me away. I have less than one month of my grade school career before I move on to bigger and better things. Just a few measly weeks of school are all that separate me from the start of the rest of my… Continue reading Home Stretch

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My Official College Decision

Hi there! My name is Madison Ritsch. If you are new here, I am a senior in high school and college decision season is currently in full force. After months of hard work on applications, heart break with rejection letters, and then time spent contemplating my options, I have finally made a decision. In the… Continue reading My Official College Decision

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Texas Christian University Travel Diary

April 11th, 4:16pm After a few errands and quick Walgreens stop for some Hot Cheetos, my family and I are headed over Vail Pass and down to the Denver International Airport. I am so excited and anxious to be visiting Texas Christian University. I want to like it, but the financial aspect of the college… Continue reading Texas Christian University Travel Diary

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My First Track Meet – Rad Track Diaries

9:24am It’s 9:42am. I have been on a bus for 2 hours and am currently headed down to my first high school track meet. With a blanket over my legs and music in my ears, I am doing what ever I can do keep myself relaxed. I am terrified. This meet has 35 of Colorado’s… Continue reading My First Track Meet – Rad Track Diaries

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Stress Management – Advice from a Senior in the Middle of College Applications

I have never been a very stressed person, but it wasn’t until this year when stress hit my like a bus. Granted it may not have been a good idea to try to handle two Varsity sports, 4 clubs, and 6 AP/DE classes in the middle of college applications, but here we are! Oh and on… Continue reading Stress Management – Advice from a Senior in the Middle of College Applications

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DIY Pony Poptarts

This blog contains affiliate links throughout posts.  This means that when you click my link and make a purchase, I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.  I may receive compensation for ads, clicks, or products purchased.  Thank you for supporting the brands and products I love and keeping this blog up… Continue reading DIY Pony Poptarts

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Nassau, Bahamas Travel Diary

December 27th It is 8:45am on December 27th. I woke up about 3 hours ago and am currently on an airplane. My family and I are headed to the Bahamas for the first time ever. I am so excited to see what this vacation has in store. I am craving the beach, the sunshine, and… Continue reading Nassau, Bahamas Travel Diary