The Idea of Order: Equine guilty pleasure #14

Normal people, when they’re in the mood to indulge, might sleep in late, take a bubble bath or eat some chocolate. Morgane Schmidt illustrates how horse people are a little… different.


Go Riding.


MORE PLEASE! If you liked this post, check out these previous episodes of “The Idea of Order”:

Vocational Error

Hairy Laundry

The Return of “Ask Icee”

A Clever Ruse

Dressage Pit Crew


Morgane Schmidt is a 29-year-old teacher/artist/dressage trainer/show announcer/ who still hasn’t quite decided what she wants to be when she grows up. A native Floridian, she now lives in Reno, NV, where she’s been able to confirm her suspicion that snow is utterly worthless. Though she has run the gamut of equestrian disciplines, her favorite is dressage. This year she was able to complete her USDF bronze medal and is now pursuing her silver. Generally speaking her life is largely ruled by Woody, a 14.2 hand beastly quarter horse, Willie, a gawky three year old Dutch gelding, and Stormy, her friend’s nearly all white paint gelding with a penchant for finding every mud hole and pee spot in existence. Visit her website at




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