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Competing on the Trail

2017-06-27T11:44:37+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Horse News|

Sage Hill Competitive Trail RideCachuma Lake Recreation Area, California When I came back home to California after living in New York City for 14 years, I immediately got back into horses—and I knew I wanted to compete. As a kid, I'd never been able to afford a fancy show horse. My little grade [...]

Horseback Riding After Hip Replacement

2017-06-27T11:44:37+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Horse News, The Tack Box|

Horseback riding is a wonderful hobby and often misunderstood by those who have not done it, as are the physical requirements necessary to do so comfortably and successfully. A few of the things you must be sure to have addressed regarding your return to horseback riding after hip replacement are adequate range of motion (ROM), [...]

Misty Chincoteague Horse Vacation

2017-06-27T11:44:45+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Horse News, Reviews|

  With large swathes of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge to roam, catching a glimpse of the fabled wild ponies of Chincoteague up close can be a challenge. Yet, after reading the famous children’s book Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry, seeing these wild ponies up close is what so many young horse lovers dream [...]

Budweiser Clydesdales Come to Town

2017-06-27T11:44:47+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Equestrian Photography, Horse News|

This past January, the Budweiser Clydesdales came to town to visit the Fairfield Anheuser-Busch plant. They were in town for a good two weeks where the public were invited to come in and visit. On the weekends the full "Hitch" were shown in person from the moment the Clydesdales got groomed to being attached to [...]

Vienna, Austria Horse Carriage

2017-06-27T11:44:48+00:00 January 14th, 2015|Horse News|

Carriage horses in Vienna. Photo © 2014 Nancy D. Brown One of the thrills of foreign travel for me is stepping out of my comfort zone and exploring new places. Ideally, I like horseback riding vacations where I am able to go riding in the country. On a recent river boat cruise to [...]