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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

college, lifestyle, school

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

fitness, health, track

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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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