1 Gallop on the beach.
2 Win a blue ribbon, even if it’s for the egg and spoon race! Done!
3 Enjoy an evening of equestrian theater, from major touring productions such as Cavalia to local performance troupes.Done!
4 Try your hand at cattle work. Find out what it means when they say a horse is “cowy.”Done!
5 Jump! From crossrails to cross-country obstacles, experience the thrill of soaring over fences.Done!
6 Fall off and get right back on again. Conquering fear is empowering.Done!
7 See the majestic white Lipizzan stallions at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.
8 Come to a sliding stop on a well-trained reining horse.Done!
9 Take a lesson with your equestrian idol, _________ (you fill in the blank.) Not yet..
10 Nurse a horse through a crisis and back to full health. Done!
11 Experience the smooth ride of a gaited horse.Done!
12 Watch the horses come through the Head of the Lake on cross-country day at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.
13 Have the courage to do the right thing for your horse, even when it’s not easy.Done!
14 Attend the Kentucky Derby dressed to the nines—including hat! This is on the soon-to-do-list!
15 Tackle a trail accessible only by horseback and enjoy the view.Done!
16 Take your dream vacation on horseback.
17 Master the sitting trot.Done!
18 Ride a fine-tuned horse in your discipline of choice, be it dressage schoolmaster or barrel champ.Done!
19 Watch polo. Even better, try your hand at it!
20 Feed, muck, groom, ride. Repeat daily.Done!
21 Wake up to a whinny every morning. Nope, horses aren't that close to the house but I can see them out of my window.
22 Fly down the track on a Thoroughbred. Does an Appendix mare through a peanut field count?
23 Meet one of your favorite famous horses in person.Done!
24 Ride bareback, bridleless ... or both!Done!
25 Share a bond with your horse that’s deeper than wordsAbsolutely.