Ainsley Jacobs

Ainsley Jacobs

Lesson Learned: MRI Results — We’re Sitting Out the Season

We last heard from Ainsley and JJ pre-pandemic. Since then, life has been a roller coaster, and not just for the obvious reasons. JJ came up lame and, following many vet visits, there’s finally a diagnosis. 

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Lessons Learned: S[no]w Show — Should I Stay or Should I Go?

We’ve all been there — those mornings when we have to decide whether we’re braving the weather and

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Lessons Learned: What The Truck Just Happened?!

Even though we’ve been told to expect the unexpected, sometimes we’re still thrown off our game. Here is

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Lessons Learned: From First Flight to Hilltopper — Our First Hunter Pace

Let’s be honest, when it comes to horses, we’re always one thrown shoe or abscess away from a

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Lessons Learned: JJ’s Sunflower Session With Sweet Fresno

“Stop putting it off. Save smarter, hustle harder, spend strategically. You can always make more money, but you

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Lessons Learned: Odds Against Us –The Show That Wasn’t

Sometimes things do not go as planned, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something of value to be

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Lessons Learned: Know Your Horse & Trust Your… Gut!

No one knows your horse better than you do, so act on your instinct when it’s telling you

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Lessons Learned: Solving a 15 Year Mystery at the Lucinda Green MBE Clinic

Taking a clinic with a world champion eventer is a great opportunity to learn and develop as a rider.

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Lessons Learned: Shipping in for Scores

Just six days after competing at AECs, Ainsley and JJ went in for another Training CT. Read how it

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Lessons Learned: AEC Recap Part 1 – The Lead Up

In this week’s installment of Lessons Learned, Ainsley discusses how her trip to AECs got started.

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Lessons Learned: AEC Recap, We Conquered Kentucky!

“I was absolutely EXHAUSTED by the time it was all over, but it had been 100% worth it

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Lessons Learned: Sharing is Caring — Another Training CT

In this week’s Lessons Learned, Ainsley Jacobs reminisces on the importance of sharing when it comes to showing

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Lessons Learned: We’re Great at Being Average (Area III Champs Recap)

“We’re average, but at least we’re consistently average.” In this week’s Lessons Learned, Ainsley Jacobs discusses feeling average

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Lessons Learned: A Third I Didn’t Deserve

In this week’s Lessons Learned, Ainsley Jacobs grapples with a disappointing ride and an outcome she didn’t expect.

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Lessons Learned: Putting the ‘Rain’ in Training

In this week’s Lessons Learned, Ainsley Jacobs takes a look at what she learned from competing in less-than-desirable weather and footing

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Lessons Learned: Western Wanderings

Ainsley Jacobs and her horse JJ brave the wilderness in hopes of finding the ever-elusive waterfall.

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Lessons Learned: Making the Move-Up (Our First Training CT)

Ainsley Jacobs and JJ conquer their first Training CT.

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Lessons Learned: Fitness Training for Training

“If I can’t be inspired to exercise for my own general health, at least riding has finally motivated

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Lessons Learned: The Florida Finale

Ainsley Jacobs and her horse JJ compete in their last USEA Novice three-phase.

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Lessons Learned: Susan Shu & ‘Saint JJ’ Tackle the Amoeba Challenge

Eventing blogger Ainsley Jacobs’ horse JJ found a new side gig this year: serving as the mount for

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Lessons Learned: Doubling Down on the Drops

With another event coming up soon, it was time for Ainsley Jacobs and her horse JJ to hit

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Lessons Learned: Hunter Wisdom From Buck Davidson

Adult amateur eventing blogger Ainsley Jacobs is making the most of her time in Florida, including a private

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Lessons Learned: A Bit of Improvement

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t ALWAYS apply.

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