Anyone who's competed at an NRHA event can attest that the show management, judges and stewards take the rules seriously. Though procedures like pre- and post-checks, NRHA officials strive to keep every horse and rider legal and safe while they're competing. These checks at every reining show allow a carded equipment judge to check each … Continue reading Judge’s Chair: Pre- and Post-Checks at the Arena
Even after so many years in the equine media industry, I'm still humbled and flattered to be named as a Finalist for the American Horse Publications' Equine Media Awards. I believe this is the fourth or fifth year I have been named a Finalist as an individual member, and it never gets old. I entered … Continue reading Celebrating Equine Media as an AHP Finalist
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
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!
Horse owner? WE NEED YOU! The American Horse Publications (AHP) is launching its third Equine Industry Survey to gauge participation trends and management practices in the U.S. equine industry, identify critical issues facing the equine industry as perceived by those who own or manage horses, and better understand issues pertaining to horse health. In 2009, … Continue reading American Horse Publications Launches 3rd Equine Industry Survey
The time between Christmas and New Year's is usually a time to reflect on the previous 365 days and how far we've come. I'm always guilty of this because I've caught myself saying that the year has gone by so quickly, but then again, you feel as though it hasn't. It is better to fail … Continue reading Thankful for a Successful 2014
It was an awesome four days in Charleston, South Carolina! Not only is the city beautiful, but the experience of the American Horse Publications Seminar was spectacular. I learned a lot, met a lot of new people, rekindled old friendships, and did lots of networking. The event was capped off with the annual awards, where … Continue reading AHP Seminar Wrap-Up: Awards, Networking & Friendship