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I Know Why The Rail Bird Sings: Surviving The Naysayers and Drama-Makers

By Elena Perea Dr. Perea is a psychiatrist in Asheville, N.C. She teaches and takes…

On Being The Token Western Rider At A Hunter/Jumper Barn

Before moving to a farm in Pennsylvania and keeping my horses in my backyard, I…

Stressed AF, Juggling All The Things

It’s 6:30 p.m. on a Thursday and my butt is still glued to my cubicle…

The Goopified Horse World

Consumer trends come and go. There’s been the low-fat diet crazes, then juice cleanses. Going…

Schooling Shows Are Growing, And The A-Circuit Should Be Worried

I’ve always had a personal rule for determining if I’m ready to show, and it…

If It’s Good Enough for My Horse…

We spend a lot of time taking care of our horses. And even more money. …

Picture Perfect

I recently read an article by a colleague about quitting negative thinking, in which she…

Colleen Rutledge: Don’t Lose Sight of the Big Picture

Colleen Rutledge is an international event rider who has completed every four-star event in the…

A Final Resting Place for a Heart Horse

Bridget Mason adjusts the sack sagging on her back for the umpteeth time. The shoe…

Preparing for 'NotRolex' as a Crazy Spectator

Preparations for the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event – what I like to call “NotRolex”-…