It’s always fun to collaborate with fellow writers on a project and this one was no different. It was so much fun to work with my friend Abigail Boatwright as one of the riders featured in her article, “Fit Riders Top Tips”, that she wrote for Horse and Rider magazine. You can take a look at the article here and read about all of the featured riders. Continue reading
I hope you’ll give a listen to my very first attempt at being a guest on a podcast! This particular podcast happens to be very special as it was recorded live from the American Horse Publications Equine Media Seminar in Hunt Valley, Maryland on June 15, 2018. I’ve long admired Horses in the Morning and I felt truly honored to be asked to take part. My appearance begins at about the forty-seven minute mark. Continue reading
There’s nothing like being asked to contribute to an expert roundup to make you feel honored. That’s exactly how I felt when fellow equestrian blogger, Nicky Ellis, asked me to take part in her panel all about bonding with your horse. Read on for perspectives on this topic from thirty-four of Nicky’s favorite equestrian bloggers. Thank you Nicky for the opportunity to participate! Continue reading
Writing this article truly moved me as these three Arabian horses are true heroes. My article begins on page 26. Continue reading
*Re-published/re-printed with permission. This article originally appeared in Issue 3 2018 of Arabian Horse Life magazine.
Ask most people why they chose for their farm to become a Discovery Farm, and they will tell you they did so as a fun and casual way to promote the Arabian horse. After all, who can resist seeing the wide smiles on faces or eyes sparkling with excitement the first time someone meets an Arabian horse? Choosing to become a Discovery Farm is a low-cost investment that can pay big dividends in terms of promoting the breed.
But some farms, interested in doing more, are building upon the success of their Discovery Farm programs and are arranging for opportunities above and beyond those already offered. Bay View Riding Academy and Hope Reigns Arabians are two of many farms that are doing an outstanding job of taking the Discovery Farm model a step further. Continue reading
In this EQUUS magazine article first published in October 2017, I share all about returning to the Milky Way Farm on my first trail ride after working there many years ago. Continue reading
Missed my EQUUS magazine article all about making the most of riding lessons? Fear not. Here’s a link to the article which first published in the April 2016 issue of EQUUS magazine. Continue reading
Another throw back post dating back to my earliest magazine publications. This one also appeared in EQUUS magazine in the February 2016 issue. Continue reading
A throwback post to my very first magazine article to publish. It originally appeared in EQUUS magazine in the October 2015 issue. Continue reading
This week I’m taking an opportunity to share with you an article I wrote that was originally published in the April 2018 issue of EQUUS magazine. In it I share eight of my personal tried and true tips for creating a dry lot. Whether your horse requires restricted grazing or perhaps you’ve considered a dry lot as part of your farm’s pasture management plan, the creation of a dry lot can be an effective way to accomplish your goals. I hope you’ll read on to see how I used these tips to make my own dry lot a place where my horse is safe, healthy, and happy. Continue reading