Happy Gotcha Day Annie

1 year ago tomorrow I brought a gangly chestnut home. It is incredible how far we have come in just that short time. Below are the videos that I essentially purchased Annie off of (please do not comment on the rider as it isn’t me).

Annie Pre Ownership 2015 2 from Hillary McMichael on Vimeo.

Annie Pre Ownership 2015 1 from Hillary McMichael on Vimeo.

img_5394.jpegSince picking up the little ginger we have gone on so many adventures. This whole year has been all about fun and exposure and I think we succeeded!

XC schooling @ KHP fall 2015
moving KY —> TN
trail riding @ local parks
horse shows in OH, TN, KY, and now NC and GA
special hunters
meeting beka and archie!!! (aka best adventure ever)
swimming with an alligator
riding on the beach!!!


HT 1 (Maydaze 2016)
HT 2 (RiverGlen July 2016)

Orphan Annex – .8M 7/6/16 from Hillary McMichael on Vimeo.

This week we finish up another show together and head to our 3rd HT. Screen Shot 2016-07-06 at 9.48.07 PM Screen Shot 2016-07-06 at 9.49.51 PMHere’s to another amazing year with a super thoroughbred. Thankful to have this firecracker in my life! Things aren’t going to way I planned but they are even better and I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish together.


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  1. I cannot believe it has been a year already!
    What a fab fun filled year you’ve shared, I have no doubt there are many more to come ☺☺☺

  2. Happy Gothcha Day, Annie! She is such a cool mare and is coming along so well. You both look great! Congratulations on a successful first year. 🙂