The tireless spouse, represented

Sign up for local horse stories in your inbox:  Horse Hubby gives credit to the selflessness of the horse spouse in calendar form Horse Hubby blog creator Timothy Harfield has once again perfectly captured the selflessness and creativity of the long-suffering horse husband – this time in calendar form. These 12-month 2016 calendars are the … Read more The tireless spouse, represented

Your horse, personified

Sign up for local horse stories in your inbox:  Horses for Hugs immortalizes cherished equines in cuddleable form When Maddie Frye put out a feeler on Facebook this past fall – something to the effect of “who would buy a customized stuffed horse-” she didn’t realize she was kicking off a cottage industry. See Horses for … Read more Your horse, personified

Bling it: all the way out

Sign up for local horse stories in your inbox: Rhinestone Cowgirl delivers maximum bling on pretty much anything Jen Telgen, of Dallas, Ga. has become a creative force when it comes to crystals. It all started a few years ago when she decided not to shell out the requisite hundreds of dollars for a blinged-out … Read more Bling it: all the way out

THE FIT LIFE:

Sign up for local horse stories in your inbox:  Schleese technician Amanda Silver does saddle fitting and family life on the road By LIZ CRUMBLY Editor A lot of people probably wouldn’t understand the concept of buying property to add another “base” to one’s living arrangements, but that’s exactly what Amanda Silver did recently. The … Read more THE FIT LIFE:

What to Read: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

The coming-of-age tale: THE YONAHLOSSEE RIDING CAMP FOR GIRLS (Riverhead Books) Thea Atwell’s life seems to have done an about face when she is hustled furtively away from her family’s well-appointed Florida home to a remote boarding school for girls in North Carolina. The truth is that Thea’s life has been in silent turmoil for … Read more What to Read: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

What to read: Lord of Misrule

The Award Winner: LORD OF MISRULE (Vintage Books) In the corner of the horse world that houses cheap claiming races, worn-through boots, dilapidated hot walkers, there still lies that glimmer that makes all equines a little bit magic. Jaime Gordon does a masterful job of showing us the chimerical glint of the next great horse … Read more What to read: Lord of Misrule

What to Read: Riding Shotgun

    The Old Standby: RIDING SHOTGUN (Bantam Books) If you traveled back in time 300 years, what’s the one thing you would take with you from this life? For Pryor Chesterfield Deyhl, it was her fine bay Thoroughbred gelding. Rita Mae Brown’s “Riding Shotgun” is just one in a cache of foxhunting novels in which … Read more What to Read: Riding Shotgun

Winter downtime: keep your horse’s manners intact

Horsemanship Josh Peebles shares his seven tips for a more polite horse when you’re not able to ride this winter: By LIZ CRUMBLY Editor Often, we find ourselves unable to ride when winter sets in. Sometimes the monotonous stable-to-pasture routine is the only time we handle our horses as the daylight hours wane. Josh Peebles, … Read more Winter downtime: keep your horse’s manners intact

A message from the editor: this is what it’s about

My dressage partner (pictured with me below) is an unlikely one. Her name is Cheyenne, and she is a 17-year-old AQHA/APHA mare who has had six babies and two previous careers. I think some people assume I’ve owned her for a long time, but I haven’t. I only purchased her in 2013. Others assume she’s … Read more A message from the editor: this is what it’s about

No horse husband is an island:

Timothy Harfield gives voice and advice to an unreached demographic By LIZ CRUMBLY Editor An early evening call to Timothy Harfield will likely find him commuting home from his job as Project Director in the Office of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Georgia State University. It may even reveal that he is en route … Read more No horse husband is an island:

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