Ema Klugman

Ema Klugman

Best of JN: Wordsmiths, Hamster Wheels, and Workaholics — Horses and Graduate School, Part V

“We have to ask ourselves two questions about this hamster wheel—one, why are we running so fast, and two, are we even on the right hamster wheel?”

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Best of JN: Moving Forward—or Sideways? Horses and Graduate School, Part IV

“I’m learning to move sideways. I had never thought of it as an option before—to step aside because one path isn’t working rather than trying to trudge ahead at all costs.”

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Best of JN: On Trying To Do It All — Horses and Graduate School, Part III

“I cannot definitively say that if I had done X or Y differently, we would have had a different result. There is no way to know. What I do know is that if something didn’t work, you have to change it the next time.”

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Best of JN: The Cold Call — Horses and Graduate School, Part II

“Cold-calls are terrifying and stressful. It’s the uncertainty, the feeling of being singled-out, and the sense that no

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Best of JN: Meeting of Minds — Horses and Graduate School, Part I

Think you have a lot on your plate? Here is the first installment of Ema Klugman‘s thoughts on the connection

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Best of JN: Horse People Are—and Have to Be—Relentlessly Optimistic

“Most of us will never achieve this kind of magical performance, but that doesn’t mean that we cannot

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SmartPak Monday Morning Feed: Piper Evolution Breeches Review

“SmartPak is usually in tune with what consumers need and want, and this product is no different. I’d

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Best of JN: Celebrating Women in Equestrian Sport

This week’s Best of Jumper Nation celebrates women in equestrian sport — all of the amazing women who

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Best of JN: Making Good Memories – How To Develop Any Horse’s Confidence

Untraining fear is one of the hardest things to do, which is why building a horse’s confidence slowly

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Who Gets To Be an Equestrian? Check Out This New Grant Opportunity

The Helen Gurley Brown Foundation is offering an exciting grant opportunity to increase diversity in the equestrian world. 

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Understanding the Brain’s Relationship to the Body to Help Us Train

“We’d do well to think about allostasis when training our horses …  understanding that the brain processes information

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