Author Archives: Rebecca Berry

The Hidden History of Jingle Bells

Now that I call myself an “investigative reporter” on all things horsey and of minimal importance, and since Christmas is upon us, I thought I’d take a deeper look into...

Swords and Horses

We get on from the left and get off on the left. We tack up on the left and untack on the left. We do it because that is what...

The AXCs of Dressage Letters

A – Enter at working trot X – Halt, salute. And from there, things get a bit chaotic, letter-wise. For the love of all things horsey what do these letters...

Riding: The Unnatural Thing to Do

We’ve all had the misfortune of hearing a non-horse person say, upon learning that you ride, “I rode a horse once…” It’s inevitable. The classic follow-up statement is: “It took...

A Race Day in Ireland

While at the Dublin Horse Show in 2018, I got a sense of how many horses occupied Ireland and felt staying an extra week would allow me the time to...

EQUITANA USA, the Game Plan: Day Three

Between the 150 seminars and clinics, enormous trade fair and phenomenal entertainment, EQUITANA USA is a wealth of education and shopping options. But I'm pleased to say my game plan...

EQUITANA USA,the Game Plan: Day Two

The EQUITANA USA planning extravaganza continues! Between the enormous trade fair at Kentucky Horse Park, the show stopping entertainment, and 150 seminars and clinics all across three days, October 1-3,...

EQUITANA USA, the Game Plan: Day One

I'm a planner. And if there's an event that requires a little coordinated planning, it's EQUITANA USA. With an enormous trade fair at the equally enormous Kentucky Horse Park, spectacular...

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