The Loss of a Mentor: Carol Trimmer

While I was on my way to a Turf Publicists of America meeting in Lexington, Ky., I received word that Carol Trimmer, former editor of the NRHA Reiner magazine, had passed. it was like someone punched me in the stomach out of the blue. In a time when I felt lost after completing my internship … Continue reading The Loss of a Mentor: Carol Trimmer

Fit Rider: Battling Hibernation

The cold has certainly set in here in the Midwest. It's not even Christmas, and we're battling frozen conditions everywhere, which means not much action happening outside. Perfect timing, considering my FitRider column for Horse Illustrated's November issue was about how to battle the winter doldrums and the urge to hibernate, thanks to help fromĀ Andrea … Continue reading Fit Rider: Battling Hibernation

Behind the Stall Door: Extremely Hot Chips

October means it's time for the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio. It's the mecca for anyone showing stock horse--thousands of people make the pilgrimage to the Ohio State Fairgrounds to show, shop, and just experience the world's largest single-breed horse show. While working on another article for The Equine Chronicle, I met … Continue reading Behind the Stall Door: Extremely Hot Chips