Sister Act: Snyder Sisters Continue Family Legacy in the Arena

The people you grow up with going to the same horse shows are the ones that will stay in your life in some way or another for years to come. I grew up with the Snyder sisters, Rose and Audra, even though they're about five years younger than me. Their mother was one of my … Continue reading Sister Act: Snyder Sisters Continue Family Legacy in the Arena

Horse Health–Botulism: More Deadly Than Wrinkles

Botulism in horses is a very misunderstood disease. My current full-time employer actually makes the one (and only) vaccination against botulism Type B, but it isn't a very popular vaccine...yet. In order to combat the misunderstanding of the disease, and the unfamiliarity of the importance of regular botulism vaccinations, I worked with my company to … Continue reading Horse Health–Botulism: More Deadly Than Wrinkles

A Golden World Equestrian Games for USA Reining

Last week was a crazy one for me. I've learned it is particularly difficult to cover an event that is happening in France while you're located in Kentucky. But, thanks to technology and social media, it wasn't too bad. I was doing remote coverage of the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games for the EquineChronicle.com and HorsesDaily.com. It … Continue reading A Golden World Equestrian Games for USA Reining

Article Series: Healthy Horse Show Living–Snacking

Think snacking is taboo for healthy living? Not if you do it right. “Snacks can absolutely be a healthy part of a balanced diet,” says Lindsay Livingston, a Registered Dietitian from Columbus, Ohio and blogger at The Lean Green Bean. “It’s important to build snack times into your daily schedule, just like meals, and not let … Continue reading Article Series: Healthy Horse Show Living–Snacking

Using Technology to Help Spur Youth Equine Participation

Youth participation in equine activities continues to drop as those hooked on technology continues to rise. Last November I was able to talk with AQHA representatives for the Equine Chronicle about how they plan to curb this drop and help inspire younger riders. The program is called Taking Me Riding, and it's already starting to … Continue reading Using Technology to Help Spur Youth Equine Participation