It's no secret that the outside of the horse can bring out the best in any human. In fact, Winston Churchill's famous quote, "There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man," is seen everywhere horses are prevalent. That's why equine therapy has started growing in … Continue reading Horses Healing Humans
While I lived in Lexington, I had the privilege of getting to work with leaders in the equine health industry in many facets. I've always enjoyed talking with Stuart Muir, resident farrier at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital. Stuart is a wealth of information when it comes to the horse's hoof, so when he knows … Continue reading The Importance of Balance in Reining Horses
I know this post is more than a month overdue, but I wanted to share some of the excitement from my trip to the American Horse Publications Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona, in June. As you may recall, I was a finalist in one category, plus I had an article that was submitted by a client, … Continue reading Saddle Up for Scottsdale
Summertime means road trips, and for a lot of horse people, that means taking your horses with you--whether it's for a horse show circuit or a long weekend of trail riding. And, if you're looking to purchase a new ride for your horses, it's a lot more than just choosing gooseneck or bumper pull. In … Continue reading Trailer Shopping? Be Ready to Hit the Road
I just returned from a trip to Oklahoma City for the 2017 NRHA Derby, the aged event that celebrates 4-, 5-, and 6-year-old reining horses. It's always fun to see the horses that competed in the prior year's Futurity, as well as returning Futurity champions all in one building. I'll post some photos from my … Continue reading Getting the Most from Your Horse
This weekend I set off for Scottsdale, Arizona, for the 2017 American Horse Publications Seminar. I'm so excited for this weekend, not only for the gorgeous backdrop of Arizona, nor the fact that I'm a finalist in two categories, nor that I'm presenting to our student members, but for the chance to catch up with … Continue reading A Tootie Bland Production – Western Horse & Gun
The equine journalism world has what we like to think are the equivalent of the Oscars, only with no red carpet and we truly are excited just to be nominated. This morning the announcement was made showcasing the finalists for the Equine Media Awards. The awards are for work published in 2016 for member publications, … Continue reading American Horse Publications Finalist!