Author Archives: Gretchen Lida

Fergus: 20 Years Later…

The cartoon bay gelding, Fergus, is perhaps one of the earliest Equine Social Media Influencers. His big Roman nose, bay coat, and eyes that bug out when he spooks at...

What Horses Teach Us About Ourselves

My friend Jera just got an Alaskan Malamute puppy named Winston Churchill. Sometimes I go with them on their evening walks. As owner and dog trot across the crosswalk toward...

Horse Crazy

Once on a call that stretched from Manhattan to Tel Aviv, Sarah Maslin Nir’s Aunt took a second to realize who she was. “Sarah? Who loves Sousim?” she asked, using...

Waves Like a Canter

On Thursday last week, the usually placid surface of summertime Lake Michigan, gurgled and rose with life. Big waves wrestled awake by the storm the night before. The other swimmers...