“Saddlebreds of the Silver Screen” exhibit at the Kentucky Horse Park

Video of "Blaze King" from TV's National Velvet, which aired in 1961. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant. Carole Lombard, Joe Louis, Carson Kressley and William Shatner. Then, there's Fury (real name: Highland Dale), Blaze King from TV's "National Velvet" and Flicka. What do they have in common? (more…)

Farewell, CH Gypsy Supreme – 1987-2010

[caption id="attachment_7350" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="From 2004, CH Gypsy Supreme greeted visitors to his retirement home/Photo by Rhonda Lane"] For a decade, he was THE five-gaited American Saddlebred. He won nine World Champion American Saddlebred  titles. He was voted the saddlebred People's Choice for World Champion AND Horse of the Decade for the 1990s. He spent the first decade of ...

Quick Impressions of WEG 2010

[caption id="attachment_7046" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Say ... this coffee wagon serving up tasty beverages in the Equine Village at the KY World Equestrian Games looks kinda familiar . . . /Photo by Rhonda Lane"] Yes, things have been mighty quiet here lately. That's because I've been out gathering some awesome things for you. I spent in KY during ...

#ILuvLex List

[caption id="attachment_6672" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Visitors to the Kentucky Horse Park pet a Tennessee Walking Horse during a Parade of Breeds demo/Photo by Rhonda Lane"] Sometimes crazy contests, goals and projects merge. Lexington, KY, was my home prior to moving to this suburb of Hartford. I like Lexington so much that I often return on vacation. Shh ...