We’re open for business in a safety-conscious way, we’re making plans for horse shows, and we’re keeping our horses and riders learning. Read our May e-newsletter to find out how, and to join in on the fun!
It might be June, or it might be July, or it might be 2021, but eventually, horse shows are going to become a thing that we all can resume doing. But how to do so safely, in this new world order? Some day a vaccine will become available to the masses, but it won’t be […]
How do we keep going in these crazy times? Shows are on hold. Many barns have closed. Clinics are canceling. Some things about life are frozen in time, but not all: We want to keep learning, stay inspired and see other humans. So how can we do so? The internet. A source of so much […]
If you don’t follow Lauren Sprieser on Facebook, you might have missed the Virtual Cocktail Party series. Sponsored by the Sprieser Sporthorse Elite Club, Lauren is hosting three FREE educational “parties” via Zoom, in these times of social distancing, to keep learning and keep having fun while we’re safe at home. We’ve had some amazing […]
I’m home, in (mostly) one piece. Longtime readers will be shocked, shocked I say!, to learn that I had two tires go boom on the trailer on my way home from Florida, turning a 17-hour drive, one I normally take in two days anyway, into a 19-hour one. But we made it, and the horses […]
We’re carefully reopening for lessons, with strict biosecurity protocols and distancing measures, for the safety of all. And we’re excited to be participating in a virtual horse show, for a great cause! Click to read our April newsletter and learn more.
A few of my friends have been posting “Gratitude Lists” online, to remind them of all the good that is out there, particularly in times where it’s easy to see the bad. I’ve seen these before, in less hideous times, and I’d always thought they were a little fluffy. But the whole world is upside […]
On Tuesday, after watching the numbers rise, after seeing the growing numbers of states restrict movement, and after listening to recommendations from the CDC and other medical experts, I felt I had no choice but to close my barns in Florida and Virginia to all but critical staff in order to do our part to […]
Hi Sprieser Sporthorse family. We had this grand plan to lay out some long-planned staff changes in a tranquil way once we were close to getting back from FL, and then the coronavirus reared its spiky little head, forcing our hand much earlier than planned. So I’m going to jankily tell you all about some […]
Our Jess Idol is the newest USDF Silver Medalist! And in spite of a shortened Florida season, we had plenty of big successes, plus some great upcoming events at the end of April and into May. Read all about them, plus all about our COVID-19 arrangements to help keep you in touch with your horses […]