Getting the Most from Your Horse

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

A Tootie Bland Production – Western Horse & Gun

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

Are You Using Social Media to Build Your Brand?

(Originally posted for Cornerstone Advertising.) Social Media is no longer just about selfies and life updates, but now it is a place where your business needs to be. As of July 2015, there was a total of 3.17 billion users on the Internet, with 2.3 billion active social media users…and that number is only growing … Continue reading Are You Using Social Media to Build Your Brand?

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 from Andrea … Continue reading Fit Rider: Battling Hibernation