Author Archives: Marina Callahan

We Are All Weird Horse Girl

Right now, somewhere in North America, there is a girl sitting at home caught between awkward adolescence and the evening bell. She wears her paddock boots to the park, and...

Tack to the Future

It's the year 2020, and while it might be a tad disappointing we don't yet have flying cars or a colony on Mars, those things haven't ever really appealed to...

“Lights, Camera, Canter!”

Horses on the big screen isn’t exactly a mainstream draw, so if you wanted to kick back and enjoy a horse flick you might've been stuck watching Seabiscuit for the...

When Therapy Meets Thoroughbreds

It was over six-years-ago when the rickety trailer, jostling with rusty bolts, pulled through the driveway of the New Hampshire farm I rode at. Our stable relied on an aging...

SafeSport and Dangerous Games

Like a crack of lightning splits the earth, the suicide of popular U.S. show jumper Robert Gage has shocked the horse world into a SafeSport schism, bringing to light the...

And the Canadian Crowd Goes Wild!

Whether or not a "hometown advantage" is fact or fiction is a longstanding debate in the realm of sports. While this is Horse Network and not Myth Busters, there is...

#TGFB: Thank God For Brighty

The hashtag is trending on Tiffany Foster's Instagram. Thirteen-year-old gelding, Brighton, has given the Canadian rider plenty to be thankful for over their career. Her latest reason to say #TGFB...