Ainsley Jacobs

Ainsley Jacobs

Lessons Learned: The Return of Ainsley & JJ

It’s been a year and a half since Ainsley and her horse JJ last tackled a three-phase competition, sidelined by human and equine injuries. We’re pleased to share the story of their first competition back in action!

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Lessons Learned: Sympathy Pains, or My Stint on Stall Rest, Part I

It’s been a long time since we’ve gotten a new update from blogger Ainsley Jacobs, who always finds

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Lessons Learned: JJ’s First Beach Trip

Ainsley Jacobs and her JJ got to experience every horse lover’s dream: riding down a beach in the

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Lessons Learned: Getting to the USEA AEC, Plan B

While Ainsley Jacobs’ original goal to attend the 2017 American Eventing Championships as a competitor didn’t pan out,

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Lessons Learned: Horsey Roadtrip

Roadtrip!! Ainsley Jacobs details a mini equestrian vacation including a dressage clinic with Jamie Stevenson.

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Lessons Learned: No-Stirrup Novice

Recovering from No-Stirrup November can be tricky!

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Lessons Learned: Our First Novice CT Event!

Ainsley Jacobs and her horse JJ are slowly recuperating from a ligament injury — so she’s throwing it

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Lessons Learned: Accidentally Reserve Champion

Ainsley Jacobs and her horse JJ are slowly recuperating from a ligament injury — so she’s throwing it

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Lessons Learned: Slowly Moving Up

…all the way to Novice.

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Lessons Learned: Riding Redemption

If you and your horses have ever had a particular “nemesis” jump or obstacle, you’ll understand exactly how

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Lessons Learned: Worth the Investment

Ainsley Jacobs, our adult amateur event columnist, illustrates why well-fitting tack for both horse and rider is so

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Lessons Learned: I Survived #RK3DE… As A Vendor!

Attending Rolex as a spectator is one thing, but attending as a vendor is a whole other animal.

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Lessons Learned: Happy Tears, or Getting Back in the Game

No, that 50-cent ribbon isn’t everything compared to knowing you rode, learned and tried your best… but having

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The Rookie Rolex Survival Guide

Are you headed to the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event for the first time this year? Ainsley Jacobs has

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Lessons Learned: ‘Perfect Practice Makes Perfect’

As George Morris says, “perfect practice makes perfect.” So why not practice showing? Ainsley Jacobs makes a case

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Lessons Learned: Riding the Struggle Bus

Ainsley Jacobs, our adult amateur eventing blogger, rewinds to May of 2015 to remind us all what happens

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Lessons Learned: Working With the Conditions

Don’t let that springtime mud get you down — Ainsley Jacobs, our amateur event blogger, rewinds to April

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Lessons Learned: My First Horse!

While amateur eventing blogger Ainsley Jacobs’ horse JJ recovers from an injury, Ainsley treats us to flashbacks from

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Lessons Learned: Two In a Row

While her horse JJ is healing from a ligament injury, adult amateur eventing blogger Ainsley Jacobs is throwing

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Lessons Learned: One Jump At a Time

Ainsley Jacobs zooms out on her horse life to take a realistic view of her own experiences, finding

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