Medieval Times Offers Royal Good Time

July 13th, 2016|

If you love and appreciate horses and their talent, you are going to love Medieval Times. The majestic Andalusian, Quarter Horse and Friesian perform graceful leaps and jumps and promenades. The horses are masters of the dance and leave the audience in awe at their athletic ability.

One of the most popular parts of the show […]

Body, Mind, Equine Yoga of Horsemanship

May 18th, 2016|

I’d heard the term equine yoga before, but I never really understood what it meant to combine yoga with horsemanship until I met Cathy Woods. A yoga instructor from the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, Cathy is also a horse owner and trail rider. Our paths crossed during a body, mind, equine workshop on […]

Horses as Movie Stars

March 2nd, 2016|

Do you ever look away from the movie screen and cover your eyes when a horse, or any animal for that matter, is about to get injured? My husband and son came home from watching “The Revenant”, staring Leo Dicaprio, and they made sure to tell me not to watch that movie because of a […]

Remembering Western Travel Through Coloring

February 24th, 2016|

Have you heard about adult coloring? It’s the latest hobby for grownups. I discovered coloring when looking for a way to relax before bedtime. My mind tends to race, keeping me from sleeping. After reading that adult coloring quiets the mind, I gave it a try and my sleep quality improved.

When I color, my mind […]

Walk of Western Stars

January 20th, 2016|

If it’s true that every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings, then it follows that every time a cowboy’s spur hits the ground a cowboy gets a star. The stars are scattered about on the streets of downtown Newhall, California. Known as the Newhall Walk of Western Stars, each year at the […]

Herschell Carousel in Santa Barbara, CA

January 6th, 2016|

On a recent trip to Southern California I discovered Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, full of artists, breweries and great restaurants. What I didn’t expect to find in this part of town was an Allan Herschell Carousel. Built in 1916, the Herschell Carousel at Chase Palm Park in Santa Barbara, California is one of only three […]

Horses of Cavalia Odysseo

December 16th, 2015|

Paintings of horses have been in existence for centuries. Having visited southwestern France with their famous prehistoric paintings of horses in Lascaux Caves, I can attest to mankind’s fascination with the four-legged animal. Recently, I was captivated by the beauty of horses coming to life from paintings on canvas at Cavalia Odysseo horse show. The […]

Cavalia Odysseo Horse Show

December 7th, 2015|

Baseball, boats, and popcorn-that’s what you’ll find as you enter San Francisco’s AT&T Park on 3rd Street. Wander beyond the park, across the bridge to lot A and look for the White Big Top between the water and a parking lot. Here you’ll find 65 horses and 45 artists, the biggest touring show in the […]

Royal Caribbean Horse Carousel at Sea

December 2nd, 2015|

You might expect to spot a sea horse in the Caribbean, but would it surprise you to find a wooden horse on board a cruise ship? That’s exactly what you’ll find on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas, 11 carousel horses to be exact. I boarded this mega ship, holding 5,400 passengers on this particular […]