Category Archives: All RHD News

From Observer to Eventer in 5 Short Months… at age 47.

Written by Susan Shu, observer-turned-eventer. After years of driving my daughter (the talented and lovely Catherine Shu) to the barn, shows, clinics, camps, AND learning how to handle horses, that dressage is very difficult and not just riding in circles, how to pick hooves, stand for the farrier and vet, give meds, drive a trailer, […]

Susan Shu & “Saint JJ” Tackle the Amoeba Challenge

After watching us have a particularly fun jump lesson back in October, Susan Shu, one of the barn moms at Beaumont Farm, approached me with a surprising (and incredibly flattering) question: she wanted to know if she could ride JJ in Poplar Place Farm‘s next “Seasoned and Sexy Amoeba Challenge”. Of course, my immediate response […]

Making the Move-Up (Our First Training CT)

Well, the day finally came – we made the move-up! It was only a Training CT to start (because reasons) but… WE SURVIVED! Leading up to the event, it didn’t stop raining. Ever. At all. It’s been raining in Atlanta non-stop for 37 years. I’m so tired of being wet… We hadn’t jumped in a […]

Hunter Wisdom from Buck Davidson

Coach Lauren Turner of River Birch Farm arranged for us to have a private clinic with legendary international event rider Buck Davidson while we’re here hanging out in Florida and JJ and I were lucky enough to be able to attend! Yesterday afternoon, we trailered over to Buck’s beautiful barn and got going with our […]