Embed from Getty Images Don't miss out. Click through the slideshow above. Thank you, Getty Images, for your embeddable images. 2017 will be one of those New Year's that bummed me out as a kid. With New Year's Day on Sunday, the Rose Parade will be held on Monday, when everyone has to go back to school ...
https://youtu.be/TiRc70kV6b8 May the holidays amaze you with beauty and joy. Video: the seniors on the 2015-15 Ethel Walker School equestrian drill team. For more video from the Ethel Walker equestrian team, including this year's holiday shows, check out the team's Facebook page.
Before we get any deeper into December 2016, here's a treat from Across The Pond (across from the US, that is). The My Shetland Advent Calendar built by Frances of Thordale Shetland Stud. Enjoy!
Morning works at Saratoga Racecourse. Photo by Rhonda Lane Want some input on how horse racing is conducted, regulated, and promoted? Take the survey from ARCI, aka Racing Commissioners International. (more…)
https://youtu.be/eyifzFZT7_Q Not the Stephen Spielberg movie, but the one with all the horse puppets. The holiday season gets busy fast, so you may want to save the date. If you haven't seen it, you may want to consider it. (more…)
The 2016 Massachusetts Equine Affaire will feature a panel of equestrian novelists on Thursday and Friday mornings. Of the seven authors, only two write books specifically for teens. The others write for adults. Here's the schedule, as listed on the Equine Affaire website. (more…)
Horse racing movies from the '30s and'40s on Turner Classic Movies tomorrow! Monday, Sept. 16, 2016, that is! (more…)
Just a quick heads-up, especially if you're interested in writing a horse book. (more…)
Embed from Getty Images I know you'll enjoy reading this article by Sam Knight in the New Yorker as much as I did. The article mentions the mirrors as training tools. In other news, I finally remembered I can embed the free images from Getty Images here on this blog.
Embed from Getty Images I'd been looking up where and how to watch the equestrian action from Rio and found myself zipping around multiple sources. I realized, if I found it complicated, I had an opportunity to write a blog post, aka "news you can use." (more…)