“I know what I want, but I feel like I don't have the time, and I don't have the ability!
” said Gallagher, 34, who has had Crohn’s disease for about 12 years, and also keeps three horses in her backyard.
“I think we all set too high of an expectation to be a perfect rider, a perfect wife, a perfect mother; ride four times a week with a trainer, hit the show circuit on the weekends,” she said.
“I’ve finally learned to not try to keep up with anyone but me.
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