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Memoir

Riding High: An Accidental Rider Adventure

As an exchange student, I looked forward to watching Shakespearean plays at Stratford-upon-Avon, making new friends and traveling to other countries. I knew attending college…

1 week ago

Memoir

Looking Back at Pony Club

I was 12 years old, in 1966. My horse was Hootenanny, a 16 hand Belgium/Cross, golden chestnut with a blonde mane and tail. He had a…

2 weeks ago

Life

Momma’s Boy

I’d like to sincerely wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all of the horse show moms who tirelessly support their young riders in the often…

3 weeks ago

Art

The Art and Humor of Horseracing

With the race for the Triple Crown underway, it seems even non-equestrians are currently focused on what makes the perfect racehorse. So now seems the…

3 weeks ago

Breeds

A Cautionary Tail

As horse owners, we all have enough to worry about. Horses are constantly determined to do themselves harm. You can literally put them in a…

1 month ago

Life

Mud Season at the Barn

New life is revealing itself between melted snow and budding green. The sun is ever warmer. Snow tires changed. Passover and Easter celebrated. Spring should…

1 month ago

Life

A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

I was never emotionally attached to photographs or found the need pull them up and relive the past. I thought I had all I needed…

1 month ago

Amateur Hour

My Horse Is My Spirit Animal

The Urban Dictionary defines “Spirit Animal” in this way: In pagan religions and systems, a spirit animal or totem is meant to be a representation…

1 month ago

Memoir

My Brother’s Suicide

As a regular, horse-crazy teenage girl, nothing in my life had really shaken me until April 2nd of 2016. I was away that weekend, showing…

2 months ago

Opinion

Watch & Download Alien: Covenant (2017)

Alien: Covenant (2017) Duration 123 min Genre Thriller, Horror, Science Fiction. Release May 10, 2017 Cast Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián…

2 months ago

Books and Film

Cold Front

A cold front moves across the piedmont of North Carolina. The wind lifts my horse’s mane from his neck, causing us both to shiver. He…

2 months ago