“Police say: 10-45 and mean ‘wreck.’ Equestrians say: 10-45 and mean ‘call the jump crew for fence repair.’ What if equestrians used law enforcement’s 10-codes? Esther Roberts has a thought experiment.
“The point is, I can’t grow taller. I also decided I was not a ‘less than’ horsewoman if I opted to forego riding horses over 16 hands tall. I am uncomfortable if my heels fall only halfway down a horse’s barrel.”
“This is the one body I have for this life. And I want it to be fit and firm and strong and supple, not for cosmetic reasons, but so I can enjoy life to the fullest, each and every day, for as long as possible. Just like riding, some days I win big. Some days I fail big.”
“Herd of Zebras began as my personal blog where I could express my pain, my sadness, my ‘differentness’ because all around me were friends who were starting their families and I felt so ‘other’ – like a zebra in a herd of horses.”