Channel Archives: Lifestyle

The Equestrian

At first, Sybil H Mair’s short film The Equestrian seems simple: a young man seeks the lost affection of an emotionally absent father through some great achievement. Yet, as this...

Friday at the Fest

The Equus Film Festival is best defined by passion. Whether a film is about reining, racing, or hunting for the origins of America's wild horses, dedication, love, devotion, and perhaps...

The Equestrian Privilege Quiz

In 2014, Buzzfeed published a quiz titled “How Privileged Are You?” In the five years since it came out, I often think about that quiz and the strange ways it...

#BarnBFF: Around the Corner

“Canter around the corner. Then walk!” Kelly called out from the middle of the riding ring, a large sandy area surrounded by a bright white wooden fence. She was teaching...

Starting Right and Starting Over

World-renowned equine expert Linda Tellington-Jones’ healing equine bodywork and innovative training methods have revolutionized the horse training landscape over the last 50 years. Her unique blend of hands-on TTouch (a...

Beware the Horse Girl

Not long ago, I stumbled upon an article about how women with horses should be avoided at all costs. There are multiple like this particular missive online, posts espousing horse...

“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...

Give Me Your Eyes

Shane Ledyard's latest novella Sycamore Whispers is a powerful, coming of age story where faith and nature play their mysterious roles perfectly in a young girl’s struggle to overcome adversity. Here the...