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…)
Embed from Getty Images I thought you guys might like a virtual tour of the venue for the equestrian events in Rio. If I'm curious, I suspect you are, too. (more…)
The 2016 Olympic Games begin on Aug. 5 and end on Aug. 21. As of this writing at the end of July 2016, many of the horses are just arriving. (more…)