Postcard Décor

This post will be the first of many regarding the Voss family, particularly renowned sporting art artist, Franklin Voss. I will give a variety of history regarding Franklin in another entry, but today I’m going to focus on one of his most famous portraits, Man o’ War as a Two-year Old. This piece was painted[…]

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Semi-Sequel

After a few months hiatus, I have finally picked back up with my writing, and am approximately 80% finished Book 2 of Where the Bluegrass Grows. Book 2 is what I’m calling a “semi-sequel” because this one is Macy’s story – not Molly’s. Of course, Molly does make numerous appearances! I’m really hoping to complete[…]

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Valentine Misty

Happy Valentine’s Day and Happy 13th Birthday to my Misty!! My wildest child is 13 years old today – a teenager! I can’t believe I’ve had my silly girl since she was 4. How time flies when you’re having fun! Also, if you’ve been following this blog for a while, then you might remember that[…]

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Book Review: Kentucky Homes

I love a good coffee table book – who doesn’t? And I especially love ones about horses, home décor and design, and my beloved Kentucky. That makes Pieter Estersohn’s, Kentucky: Historic Houses and Horse Farms of Bluegrass Country, an instant hit. I received this book as a Christmas gift and didn’t hesitate to plunge right[…]

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Rebecca Ray Giveaway

I’m so excited to be partnering with Rebecca Ray Designs for a series of giveaways!!! We will host one each month for the next three! Up for February is this gorgeous red wrap bracelet! Entering is easy. Head over to my Instagram @marylandequestrian to follow Rebecca Ray Designs and like the giveaway photo – that’s[…]

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History of Breeches

*This article originally appeared in the July/August issue of Horse & Style Magazine!* If you’ve been following my “History of…” articles, then you know that just about every piece of the riding habit had its origins in foxhunting. Well, we’re about to change that! Breeches were actually first developed in India by polo players. Well,[…]

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Pegasus World Cup

Last weekend I journeyed south to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for the very first Pegasus World Cup, which was held at the gorgeous Gulfstream Park. It was a wonderful experience, and I’m so happy I was there to witness California Chrome’s last race, as well as see the magnificent Arrogate! The weather in South Florida this[…]

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