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Memoir

Memoir

Why I’ll Never Forget My Roots

Equestrian sport is not known for being particularly humble. In fact, I would say most people would consider it a somewhat elitist past-time, at least…

2 weeks ago

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 month 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…

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…

3 months ago

Memoir

Some Guys Have All the Luck

A couple weeks ago, we had to say goodbye to my horse Robbie. He was the star of “5 Ways to Help Your Fidgety Horse…

3 months ago

Endurance

Race the Wild Coast

One rider. Three horses. And 350 kilometers of untamed terrain on the remote east coast of South Africa. Australian Brent Albuino was among the first…

4 months ago

Memoir

The Legend of Gravity Hill

It was the summer of 1969 and I had just completed my sophomore year at Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville, NJ. I was proud…

6 months ago

Life

Losing a Heart Horse

We had finally found our rhythm. Dancer and I wouldn’t ask more from each other than we could give. At 62 and 23 respectively, my…

9 months ago

Laugh

The Last Hunter Pace

It was a few days before my 54th birthday and I was at the starting point at the Amwell Valley Trail Association’s annual hunter pace.…

9 months ago

Life

An Ode to My Beautiful Blue Barn

Most horse owners dream of a barn of their own. We want to watch our horses grazing in the lovely green fields of our imagination—short…

9 months ago