Category Archives: Opinion

Horses and Health Insurance

Every December, I sign up for the best PPO (preferred provider organization) insurance plan I can afford because if I get chucked off a horse and need to go to...

The Church of Horse

I was raised Catholic. My father would put on his Sunday best and pull my brother and me out of bed for 8 am Mass. I was never a model...

Maclay Mayhem

Every year, the National Horse Show plays host to the ASPCA Maclay Final, which showcases the top junior riders, many of whom have aspirations of representing the U.S. in international...

For Breeders’ Sake

On Thanksgiving Day, while the turkey roasted and my family gathered, my significant other and I huddled on the couch with shoulders touching and a tiny phone in front of...

#MeToo in the Horse World

#MeToo has been a powerful social media movement that has brought to light just how many women have been sexually abused and sexually harassed. After actress Alyssa Milano asked followers...