Book Review: The Mare

When 11 year old Velveteen “Velvet” Vargas joins the Fresh Air Fund, all she expects is a few weeks away from her Brooklyn home in the upstate New York countryside. What she doesn’t expect is the beginning of a new life and a new passion. Mary Gaitskill’s The Mare explores the lives of young Velvet,[…]

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Novel Number Two

It’s here! I finally finished and published my second novel, Kicking On! Here is the synopsis! “Kicking On, a semi-sequel to Where the Bluegrass Grows, is Macy Holland’s story. Macy Holland has it all – a wonderful family, amazing friends, and an exciting career as an equine veterinarian in Lexington, Kentucky. However, all that changes[…]

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Kicking On

As many of you know, I published my first novel, Where the Bluegrass Grows, back in March of 2016. Since then, I have been working on my semi-sequel, and I’m happy to announce that it is almost complete! The first draft itself is done as is review/edit #1. I need to go through and review[…]

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The Red Prince Mare

I feel like I’m always apologizing for my absences on here – sorry friends! It’s been a busy summer, and it has continued into the fall. All is well here, but with work, the farm, and my animals, I haven’t had a lot of time to blog. Also – I’ve been riding more (woo!), so[…]

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Artist Tim Olden

I came across equestrian artist, Tim Olden, on Instagram, where everything wonderful seems to reside. Right now Tim is perfecting his equestrian art in the watercolor medium, but he is hoping to move on to acrylic soon. Below you will find his Q&A as well as quite a few lovely portraits. I was lucky enough[…]

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The Polohouse is For Sale

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, then you know that I’m a fan of Alison Sherman’s blog, The Polohouse, and etsy shop of the same name. You can also find her on Instagram @polohousestyle where she posts items for sale in her shop and other equestrian curiosities. She also posts photos of[…]

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Still Here

Friends – I’m still here! I’m so sorry for my lack of posts – I did not mean to go MIA! I’ve just finished up a very busy two week stretch where I’ve been riding, writing, and traveling. Summer is supposed to be a relaxing time, but that hasn’t been the case so far, (but[…]

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Atlanta Hall

If you read Horse & Style Magazine’s Mar/Apr issue, you will remember my ‘Horse & Style: Home’ feature, Atlanta Hall. The Monkton, Maryland, farm is home to the Voss family (relatives of the great equestrian sporting artist, Franklin Voss,) and many steeplechasers and flat racers. Below are a variety of photos that did not make[…]

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Polohouse Style

If you’re not following Alison Sherman on Instagram @polohousestyle, do yourself a favor and head over there right now! I’ve been following Alison for quite some time, always admiring her life in a renovated polo barn filled with classic equestrian décor. I was beyond delighted when Alison announced the opening of “The Polohouse,” her Etsy[…]

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Author Interview – EH Humphreys

If you follow the equestrian book reviews I write for Horse & Style Magazine, then you’ll know that I recently featured Players: A Game of Grit and Glory, by new author EH Humphreys. To read that review, please click here. But today, I’d like to welcome her to the Maryland Equestrian blog for an “Author[…]

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